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http://www.woodlands.co.uk/ Bushcraft string from pine tree roots. Sean Collins continues his look at the numerous uses for the pine tree. In this episode he shows how to collect pine string

Posted in: Uncategorised ~ On: 8 August, 2011

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5 comments so far

November 7, 2011

@p4h10oso Fascinating stuff isn't it. Thanks for watching Woodlands TV

December 21, 2011

bear gryllys or ray mears reccons than Spruce roots are better and that pine roots thends to be brittle. What do you think ?

February 19, 2012

great tip – thanks a lot

November 12, 2012

As you can see he could wrap it around his palm so it is flexible enough when green in my opinion. That means you can tie whatever you need to tie and leave root to dry. Any root when completely dry becomes as brittle as a small branch. Anyway you've got to experiment to find the best.

July 19, 2017

Here in the Southeast of the states and while we do not have a lot of types of trees that are found up north, we are blessed with an abundance of Pine trees. This is a very old trick to get cordage know by most people down this way. You are spot on.

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