DIY OutHouse While preparing to “rough it” in the woods for 9 days, we decided to browse the web to find out how to make a camping toilet. We found lots of great toities! Inspired by all the great ideas, we designed this toilet for comfort and balance.
Camping Hack: How to Make Fire With a Lemon (Fact or Fiction?) - I thought this was a pretty clever, although not terribly practical idea. While you may not have these types of items lying around (zinc nails anyone? :)), it just goes to show you what migh
Chewing Gum + AA Battery = Fire Starter - Tear a Foil-Backed Wrapper Into an Hourglass Shape. Touch the Foil to the Positive and Negative Battery Terminals. The Electrical Current will Cause the Wrapper to Ignite and Light a Candle or Tinder.
Pump Fire Drill - The Iroquois invented this ingenious pump drill, which uses a flywheel to generate friction. The crossbar and flywheel are made of hardwood; the spindle and fireboard are made from softwoods (as in the ha