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  1. Keith

    Uses For Urine.

    Uses For Urine. Urine when it is fresh and free from infection, can be used to wash out wounds. Urine contains nitre. It can be used to soak plant tinders & it can be used instead of water when making gunpowder. Urine can be evaporated to produce potassium nitrate. Urine can be used as a...
  2. Keith

    Uses For Wood Ashes & Charcoal.

    Uses For Wood Ashes & Charcoal. For removing fur from animal skins. As lye for making soap. I have washed my hands using water and wood ashes. Spread around plants to stop slugs and snails. As garden fertilizer. For controlling mites on chooks and other fowls. Charcoal as a water filter...
  3. Keith

    Uses For Urine.

    I suppose this post would be better placed in a homesteading/retreat forum, but there isn't one so I will post it here. Keith. Uses For Urine. Urine when it is fresh and free from infection, can be used to wash out wounds. Urine contains nitre. It can be used to soak plant tinders & it can be...
  4. Keith

    Reading Glass Fire Lighting.

  5. Keith

    Making Fire. Tinder Preparation.

  6. Keith

    Making Fire.

    There are many ways of making fire, but I doubt that anyone with any real experience would not agree that primitive methods are best for long term use. I have two favourite methods, the first is flint,steel & tinderbox, the second is the fire-bow. Flint & steel fire lighting is sustainable, it...
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