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« on: December 30, 2015, 12:39:25 PM »
We've seen these guy's skills before, but I don't think these newer ones have been posted yet.   He's getting more amazing by the month!  What's next......a car?  :shrug:







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« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2015, 12:56:25 PM »
I had not seen the last two.  Interesting to watch.  Do you know where this place they are doing these activities is?
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« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2015, 01:06:27 PM »
No, I don't......if somebody knows or finds out where it is, I hope they post it here. :popcorn:
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« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2015, 02:00:22 PM »
From the comments in his blog, it looks like he's from Australia.

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Ben says:   
December 10, 2015 at 1:48 pm

Hi there, I love your videos. Just wondering where in the world you live?

    PrimitiveTechnology says:   
    December 10, 2015 at 8:25 pm

    Australia. thanks.

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Roberto says:   
December 30, 2015 at 4:52 am

Just out of curiosity, what do you do for a living?

    PrimitiveTechnology says:   
    December 30, 2015 at 8:19 pm

    I'm going to do this full time. I'm phasing out my old job- lawn mowing. Thanks.

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I like your videos on YouTube. How old are you?
Greetings from Japan.

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    December 28, 2015 at 8:39 pm

    Early 30's. Thanks.

Building a hut with a kiln-fired tiled roof, underfloor heating and mud pile walls. Time line: 102 days (21/5/15-30/8/15)
(https://primitivetechnology.wordpress.com/2015/09/05/building-a-hut-with-a-kiln-fired-tiled-roof-underfloor-heating-and-mud-pile-walls/)

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« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2016, 03:14:27 PM »


 thanks for the vids , Wolfy ....always interested in primitive tech...


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« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2016, 03:42:36 PM »
Seems like this young man could get a full time job with a living history museum demonstrating primitive technology for a lot more than he could make mowing lawns.  I hope that is what he referred to when he said he was going into the primitive tech business full time.
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« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2016, 11:55:03 AM »
wow.  I think that is great.  We have knap ins and rendezvous but that stuff is worthy of a fee.
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« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2016, 03:07:02 PM »
I think this is the latest video from our favorite caveman collier. This time on CHARCOAL PRODUCTION....

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« Reply #8 on: February 23, 2016, 02:42:20 AM »
i subbed him on youtube. i really like the no-frills videos. no music, no speaking, just doing. nice
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« Reply #9 on: February 23, 2016, 08:10:26 AM »
'Refreshing' is the term, I think. :shrug:
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« Reply #10 on: February 23, 2016, 09:01:04 AM »
Thanks for more of this guys stuff.  I agree.  No music and no sound is great. 

I have run into this guys stuff on other sites now, a lot of people like it I think.
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« Reply #11 on: February 23, 2016, 02:06:01 PM »
Strong dude. I feel old as dirt now. I hope I have the time to just mess around like that some day.

I wonder if this is family owned land I.E. paid for. Land tax would be the only real debt...
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« Reply #12 on: February 24, 2016, 08:33:46 PM »
I like primitive tech.  I try to make a lot of stuff that I use.   But a sling  :P  I made one this fall turned out great!  Took it out into the back acreage and practiced for a week of evenings.   I'll stick with my slingshot and pocketshot!! 

With a few practice shot from either a slingshot or pocketshot I can hit a rabbit at 15 to 20 yards.   But a sling, I'd have to devote at least a month of evenings or more to feel confident enough to use it.  :'(

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« Reply #13 on: May 01, 2016, 08:16:24 AM »
THE LATEST PRIMITIVE TECHNOLOGY VIDEOS.....



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« Reply #14 on: May 01, 2016, 08:25:01 AM »
Thanks for sharing this , Wolfy!
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Reminds me of a topic long ago where we discussed a similar process. I am not gonna search for it, but I do remember there was a discussion about it.
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« Reply #15 on: May 01, 2016, 03:30:00 PM »
I've been keeping up with his vids. Pretty great.

Makes me realize how amazing and inventive our ancestors were. :hail:

Strong dude. I feel old as dirt now. I hope I have the time to just mess around like that some day.

I wonder if this is family owned land I.E. paid for. Land tax would be the only real debt...

Pretty sure he's in Australia. Some of the plants he's named are native there.
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« Reply #16 on: July 11, 2016, 12:50:06 PM »
This guy is a stud.  Straight up.  And makes this all look so easy, a caveman could do it.....  :lol:
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« Reply #17 on: July 15, 2016, 03:40:26 PM »
boys got potential :)
back in my youth i practiced many of the same skills...building things like fishing traps, baskets, a loom for mats, self bows and arrows, flint knapping, trapping, shelter building, brain tanning hides for clothing, even built some furniture for my hootch ect, ect, ect  8)
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« Reply #18 on: July 16, 2016, 02:02:17 AM »
I don't believe we have this one posted yet.  Grass hut building this time....

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« Reply #19 on: July 31, 2016, 05:38:10 PM »
THE NEWEST PRIMITIVE TECHNOLOGY VIDEO FROM OUR FAVORITE CAVEMAN......

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« Reply #20 on: July 31, 2016, 08:24:34 PM »
That is a good one Wolfy.  Interesting early iron making. 
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« Reply #21 on: July 31, 2016, 08:24:57 PM »
Quite impressive and thoroughly entertaining, Thanks, much appreciated.

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« Reply #22 on: August 03, 2016, 06:18:09 PM »
I love this guys stuff. Amazing

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« Reply #23 on: January 28, 2017, 05:12:00 AM »
I don't recall this one being added to our collection yet......


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« Reply #24 on: January 29, 2017, 06:56:21 AM »
alright everyone get out your furs it's caveman for a day.

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« Reply #25 on: February 02, 2017, 08:53:20 AM »
Mudbugs & taters for lunch, but c'mon dude......SUCK 'DEM HEADS! :drool:

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« Reply #26 on: February 02, 2017, 11:35:30 AM »
Good video.  I like the trap idea.  Each year when we start irrigating the fields we have large numbers of Crawdads show up at the ditch below the headgate intake.  There are sometimes well over 100 of them.  Of course some years there are none too.  One year when I shut the headgate I stopped to see how long it took the water to stop coming out of the pipe into the ditch.  As the depth fell there was an enormous number of them scurrying upstream.  Unfortunately for them it was a dead end.  I thought then it would be good to trap some of them and see how they tasted.  Maybe this year I will do that. 
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« Reply #27 on: February 02, 2017, 12:00:45 PM »
Heather has to attend a conference in New Orleans sometime around the end of this month.  We're driving, so we intend to hit some of the mudbug joints around Lafayette and Breaux Bridge on the way down. :thumbsup:  :drool:
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« Reply #28 on: February 02, 2017, 12:31:40 PM »
Heather has to attend a conference in New Orleans sometime around the end of this month.  We're driving, so we intend to hit some of the mudbug joints around Lafayette and Breaux Bridge on the way down. :thumbsup:  :drool:

http://www.lepavillon.com. Wolfy I highly recommend this hotel. It is at the end of the French quarter, close to the water, walking distance to many cool attractions and great restaurants. The food at the hotel is great, they have a huge selection of Scotchs and cigars, and the best part is an awesome peanut butter and jelly bar in the lobby in the evenings. The rooms were too nice for the likes of me and my dad. We ordered room service sandwiches late one night; seventeen dollars per sandwich but it came with four types of meat, as many types sliced cheeses, a large heated onion roll, a large bowl of potato salad, differernt sliced vegis, and several types of mustards, mayos, and other spreads. Highly recommended.
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« Reply #29 on: February 03, 2017, 11:58:14 AM »
Heather has to attend a conference in New Orleans sometime around the end of this month.  We're driving, so we intend to hit some of the mudbug joints around Lafayette and Breaux Bridge on the way down. :thumbsup:  :drool:

http://www.lepavillon.com. Wolfy I highly recommend this hotel. It is at the end of the French quarter, close to the water, walking distance to many cool attractions and great restaurants. The food at the hotel is great, they have a huge selection of Scotchs and cigars, and the best part is an awesome peanut butter and jelly bar in the lobby in the evenings. The rooms were too nice for the likes of me and my dad. We ordered room service sandwiches late one night; seventeen dollars per sandwich but it came with four types of meat, as many types sliced cheeses, a large heated onion roll, a large bowl of potato salad, differernt sliced vegis, and several types of mustards, mayos, and other spreads. Highly recommended.
Pretty upscale digs for an old farmer dressed in bib overalls! :lol:    Le Pavillion looks like a great place, but Heather has a great room deal (CHEAP) at Hampton Inn & Suites where the conference is being held.  It's right off of Jackson Square, also.  Neither one of us has been down there since the big flood, so some things will probably look different.  We're planning on doing a Grayline tour of the city which my brother and I did one time, but Heather has not.  Can't wait for the chicory coffee and beignets at Du Monde! :thumbsup: :drool:
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« Reply #30 on: February 04, 2017, 08:36:42 PM »
It makes me wonder if PT was raised by aboriginals  8)
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« Reply #31 on: February 07, 2017, 09:31:24 PM »
Who here works outdoors, with shirt on or without? What does your skin look like? Anybody here work with their hands, digging in the dirt, scratching, carving things out, cutting wood, gathering nat materials, making cordage, lashing, etc, etc- got any pics of those hands and arms after a few days scrounging in the woods?

I didn't pay that much attention to how such things affected me when I was 20-30 years old. I do remember my mother commenting one time when I was maybe 12-15 years old- she was like Unk, "your hands look like an old man's ". Probably, dry, cracked, cut, dirty nails and a little swollen. Various cuts, scratches everywhere clothing is not seems pretty par for the course. I continue my skepticism of this material as presented.

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« Reply #32 on: February 07, 2017, 10:36:14 PM »
I seriously doubt that many of us here would claim to even come close to having the skills that this dude possesses.  I'd be the first to admit that I certainly don't! :-[
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« Reply #33 on: February 07, 2017, 11:45:04 PM »
Go to film school then, learn to edit.
Then you too can wack, pat, and pattywack your way to primitive life without scratch or blemish, or sunburn. Just don't be fat, or have cut-off overalls or talk. The main thing is don't talk. Never give any sources for your demos, a reading list or details to your research. Never give any credit to helpers or teachers. Brush up on contracts and such.

What's the point of his work? I don't know.

 Just doesn't seem like we are watching the same thing. Maybe there are things I did not pay close attention to that discount my skepticism?  Accepting the end results as presented just because... uh no, not without wear and tear and the excitement to share all info possible as most tend to do.....
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« Reply #34 on: September 14, 2017, 06:49:22 PM »
These are great videos, thanks for sharing.
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