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Termite Mound Oven

Using a Termite Mound for an Oven On a recent outing: Using a termite mound as an oven to cook mud crab, mud mussels and coconut. This is a very effective way to cook as the structure and “mud” hold the heat for a long time. Smoke is also kept to a minimum by drilling a…
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On The Living Room Tonight

Gordon and Chris Brown (Bondi Vet) sitting in front of an emergency shelter that Chris spent the night in during filming for a survival segment for Channel Ten’s “The Living Room” which airs this Friday night (31st August) at 7:30pm on Channel 10. Hope you enjoy.
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Adjustable pot stand

This is something I learnt to make while on one of Paul Kirtley's courses in the UK. It's an adjustable pot hanger. One of the quintessential essences of Bushcraft is taking into the bush the bare minimum of items to carry and constructing everything else you need during your time there. Far more efficient way…
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Hot Rock Boiling

Ever wondered how to boil water in the bush without having a kettle or other similar items? Below Gordon shows hot rock boiling in a paperbark bowl. This was after collecting water from a ground sump and coarse filtering in a Milbank bag. Close up of the improvised paperbark bowl folded to hold 1.3 litres…
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