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Primitive Technology: New area starting from scratch
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3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 5,441,721
I bought a new property to shoot primitive technology videos on. The new area is dense tropical rainforest with a permanent creek. Starting completely...
05:46
Primitive Technology: Natural Draft Furnace
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2 months ago ∗ Views: 7,403,668
I built a natural draft furnace to test ideas about how hot a furnace could get without the use of bellows. Natural draft is the flow of air through a...
10:47
Primitive Technology: Mud Bricks
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3 months ago ∗ Views: 19,630,081
Turn on captions [CC] in the lower right corner for more information while viewing.) I made a brick mold that makes bricks 25 x 12.5 x 7.5 cm from woo...
09:16
Primitive Technology: Simplified blower and furnace experiments
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4 months ago ∗ Views: 10,764,987
Blower description The purpose of this project was to test a simplified blower design connected to a furnace. I purposely did this to show that people...
05:48
Primitive Technology: Sandals
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4 months ago ∗ Views: 6,575,167
I made a pair of sandals from loya cane. Walking bare footed in the bush generally doesn't cause problems for my feet. But when repetitively carrying ...
10:06
Primitive Technology: Reusable charcoal mound
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6 months ago ∗ Views: 10,412,061
Turn on captions for written commentary (CC in bottom right corner of screen). Charcoal is a valuable fuel that reaches a higher temperature than the ...
08:51
Primitive Technology: Water powered hammer (Monjolo)
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8 months ago ∗ Views: 16,197,564
I built a water powered hammer called a “Monjolo” (see also karausu (からうす) on google images). I started by making a water spout from half ...
11:27
Primitive Technology: Termite clay kiln & pottery
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9 months ago ∗ Views: 10,489,759
I built this pottery kiln and some pottery from termite mound clay to test an alternative clay source to my usual one from the creek bank. I started b...
06:27
Primitive Technology: Planting Cassava and Yams
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10 months ago ∗ Views: 8,302,110
In this video I build a garden to grow Cassava and yams, two staple food crops. Cassava is a shrub that develops large edible roots. Yams are a climbi...
06:48
Primitive Technology: Bed Shed
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11 months ago ∗ Views: 10,150,430
I built a bed shed, a small shelter with a sleeping platform built into it. It's quicker to build than a large hut but can be extended later on when m...
07:16
Primitive Technology: Freshwater Prawn Trap
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1 year ago ∗ Views: 14,344,428
I built a prawn trap from lawyer cane, sticks and vine. Then I caught some prawns and ate them. Prawn (and fish) traps are simple traps designed to ca...
04:28
Primitive Technology: Spear Thrower
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1 year ago ∗ Views: 11,710,731
A spear thrower is a simple tool that allows the user to throw a spear further than by hand alone. It is a small length of wood with a hook in the end...
11:32
Primitive Technology: Barrel Tiled Shed
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1 year ago ∗ Views: 14,561,180
I built a tiled roof shed to provide a fire and rain proof shelter for working on projects during wet weather and for storing firewood. The shed house...
04:32
Primitive Technology: Forge Blower
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1 year ago ∗ Views: 27,363,171
I invented the Bow Blower, a combination of the bow drill and forge blower to make a device that can force air into a fire while being easy to constru...
04:17
Primitive Technology: Grass hut
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1 year ago ∗ Views: 12,719,904
I built this grass hut up on a ridge. It's roughly parallel with the tiled hut and wattle and daub hut that are a couple of hundred meters away down i...