08:51
Primitive Technology: Water powered hammer (Monjolo)
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4 weeks ago ∗ Views: 7,306,730
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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2 months ago ∗ Views: 8,109,290
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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3 months ago ∗ Views: 5,304,318
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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4 months ago ∗ Views: 7,047,580
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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7 months ago ∗ Views: 9,370,873
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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8 months ago ∗ Views: 8,359,751
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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8 months ago ∗ Views: 11,231,057
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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10 months ago ∗ Views: 19,745,105
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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11 months ago ∗ Views: 10,172,139
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...
06:26
Primitive Technology: Sweet potato patch
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1 year ago ∗ Views: 10,637,190
I built a fenced enclosure and cultivated sweet potatoes (from civilisation) and yams (from the wild) in it. I originally had a small 3X3 m garden beh...
04:48
Primitive Technology: Woven bark fiber
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1 year ago ∗ Views: 12,128,905
Woven Bark Fibre I made a rough type of textile from bark fibre. This is the same tree I use for making cordage though I don't know its name. It has b...
05:54
Primitive Technology: Bow and Arrow
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1 year ago ∗ Views: 17,981,617
I made this bow and arrow using only primitive tools and materials.The bow is 1.25 m (55 inches) long and shoots 60 cm (2 feet) long arrows. I don't k...
05:31
Primitive Technology: Charcoal
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1 year ago ∗ Views: 13,526,710
I made a batch of charcoal using the mound method then stored it in baskets for later use. Charcoal is a fuel that burns hotter than the wood it's mad...
08:24
Primitive Technology: Cord drill and Pump drill
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1 year ago ∗ Views: 17,882,460
I made a cord drill and then upgraded it to a pump drill. A cord drill is basically a spindle with a fly wheel attached so it looks like a spinning to...
08:21
Primitive Technology: Baskets and stone hatchet
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1 year ago ∗ Views: 5,540,169
I made 2 types of basket and a celt hatchet. The first type of basket made was a coil basket. Bunches of palm leaves where wrapped in thin strips of l...