When you have nothing just start building easy tools

Once upon a time, there were no power drills, angle grinders or circular saw benches, nothing but what could be found in the natural world.

When you suddenly find yourself without the virtues of modern technology, what then? This guy specializes in ‘Primitive Technology’ on YouTube, so it seems a good place to start to learn what next? The man from Australia demonstrates how to make things from scratch, and not only easy tools as in the video below, but a forge blower, to a full sized hut with roof and fireplace.

Brings resourcefulness to a whole new level.

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Being more of the easy kind the creation of a drill is not less impressive than the hut, and in fact would be necessary to improve the hut later on. Only a few things may be good to know before watching: He doesn’t live in the hut, had no army training or indigenous roots, he’s doing it just fun.

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To start a fire — which is, beside getting acces to drinkable water, one of the most important things in the wild — the cord drill was better. It started the fire in 32 seconds according to his description on YouTube, the pump drill took 1 min 30 sec due to its more complicated design and moving parts.