How to Make a Millwall Brick Weapon

This information is only being shared so that should you someday need to defend yourself and have no weapons on hand, you always have an alternative. Newspapers are always available in urban settings, and one just might save you from a beating someday. Although we still have football hooligans here in the UK, it was incredibly bad back in the late 1960s. So much so that football fans were having everything confiscated that could be…

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How to Tie a Bowline Knot

The bowline knot has been used for centuries, is one of the most commonly used ways of tying a rope and is a knot that is used to form a fixed loop at the end of the rope. Traditionally used by sailors, due to the knot being secure and strong, yet easy to tie and untie. This kind of knot also has it’s uses for those that head out into the wilderness too. With the…

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How to Make a Snake Knot Lanyard

It should come as no surprise that we love paracord here at UK Survival Guides and are always looking for cool ways to use it instead of it just being bundled up and thrown into our bags. The video below will show you just how easy it is to make your own snake knot lanyard for your knife or other tools. This video however, will also show you how to add beads or other items between…

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How to Repair a Flat Tire When There’s No Spare

Did you know that more than half of new cars come with a tire repair kit rather than a spare wheel? The reasoning behind this is that it saves on weight, fuel consumption, space and cost, but the issue is that you’re less likely to get back on the road after a tire blowout. That’s because repair kits – which use foam sealant to temporarily plug a hole – aren’t suitable for all types of…

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How to Make Mud Bricks in the Wild

Mud is one of the most popular building materials around the world and it is clear to see why. Mud is plentiful and free, and so is the sunshine used to dry the mud bricks to make them ready for construction. Even better, the process employed to make mud bricks is relatively straightforward. The great thing is that mud bricks don’t only have to be used for simple structures either, as some of the following…

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