Pump Fire Drill - The Iroquois invented this ingenious pump drill, which uses a flywheel to generate friction. The crossbar and flywheel are made of hardwood; the spindle and fireboard are made from softwoods (as in the ha
Campfire Cake in an Orange– Cut the tops off oranges scoop out the fruit. Fill each orange just past halfway with prepared cake mix. Put the tops back on wrap in foil. Set the oranges in the campfire coals for 20 minutes. The cake bakes right in the ora
Building a Living Fence: Osage orange trees (Maclura pomifera), also called hedge apple or horse apple. For an incredibly tough, enduring windbreak that’s a major player in a local ecology, probably nothing surpasses Osage orange.