Jörg Biebrach
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1. Dig the fire chamber. Excavate a pit 1 foot in diameter and 1 foot deep. Now widen the base of the chamber a few inches so it has a juglike shape. This lets you burn larger pieces of wood.2. Dig the air tunnel. Start a foot away from the edge of the chamber, on the upwind side, and carve out a molelike tunnel 5 or 6 inches in diameter, angling down toward the base of the fire chamber.3. Build your fire in the chamber and top the hole with a grate or green saplings stout enough to hold a…

Native Americans used a Dakota fire hole to hide cooking fires from their enemies. Turns out that these small pits also consume less wood while burning.

Wood joinery with mortise and tenon has been used for thousands of years. Strong and beautiful. This illustration in German called Spannkeilverbindung from Grüne Erde.

Wood joinery with mortise and tenon has been used for thousands of years. Strong and beautiful. This illustration in German called Spannkeilverbindung from Grüne Erde. - My Wood Crafting

7 Things You MUST Know About Wood Before You Build or Refinish a Project - It's not as simple as just buying a piece of wood and building it. You have to consider how that wood is going to react in your environment. How much is the wood going to expand and contract? Here are the 7 things you should consider. - Thrift Diving

7 Things You MUST Know About Wood Before You Build or Refinish a Project - Thrift Diving

Indications on how to fell a tree from The Golden Book of Camping and Camp Crafts.

crazybushcraftzone: “Indications on how to fell a tree from The Golden Book of Camping and Camp Crafts.

How to fell a tree and split the logs. More

How to fell a tree and split the logs. But ensure you take health and safety precautions.

Comfy reading spots

We write a lot about different sorts of interior design, and one thing that we’ve noticed is that some of the most ingenious home products seem to be those that save space in clever ways. This list of clever space-saving… Continue Reading →