Adrian Rakos
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log cabin construction

How to build a log cabin - from Popular Mechanics. My pipe dream - to build my own log cabin somewhere in the Ontario wilderness, near a river to paddle

​There’s more to starting a campfire than flicking a bit of flame at a heap of wood. Amateur campers like myself know this only too well. I’ve tried - and failed - to keep fires burning inside fireplaces, never mind in the great outdoors. My friend and I once used up so much tinder trying to get a fire going we were reduced to burning receipts from our wallets, before he accidentally incinerated his return bus ticket.   Find more information about how to start a campfire and several campfire…

​There’s more to starting a campfire than flicking a bit of flame at a heap of wood. Amateur campers like myself know this only too well. I’ve tried - and failed - to keep fires burning inside fireplaces, never mind in the great outdoors. My friend and I

Packing hack

Awesome packing tip called a skivvy roll. Teaches how to save space in your luggage every time you travel. Budget travel lovers will enjoy this technique because it can mean less packed luggage (and fewer fees).

Survival

How to tie an Alpine Butterfly Loop - twist method. The finger-wrapping method is easier, though. See AnimatedKnots.com. Fantastic knot, btw. Very strong and very easy to untie.

How to Tie the Alpine Butterfly Loop <. An easy knot to tie & easy to untie < Very useful for isolating worn sections of rope / wp