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HOW TO: Make an Adirondack Pack Basket

Posted: Thu, July, 20th 2017

One of the oldest surviving traditions inside the Adirondack Park. These baskets were used to carry the heavy loads needed for hunting, fishing, trapping and other pursuits in the mountain wilderness. Most early Adirondack pack baskets were made using hand pounded Black ash wood splints split to satin like the one pictured here...

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Making Buckskin Mittens w/ The Urban-Aboriginal Video Course


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Posted: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019


In the video, Brain-Tan Buckskin DVD: The Dry-Scrape Method, I will take you through the entire process from a 'green' hide to a soft, supple, luxurious, finished product.

In this video, How to Make Fire by Friction : The Bow - Drill Method, I will show you how to create one of the most reliable ways to start a fire from scratch.

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