Survival How-To: Making a Needle and Cord


Dave demonstrates how to make a needle and thread out of desert plant fibers- And then there's Steve's version...

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cutting part way into the letchuguilla
cut part way into the letchuguilla
peeling back the stalk
peel back the stalk
pulling fibers apart
pull fibers apart
cleaning and twisting the fibers
clean and twist the fibers
wetting the fibers
wet the fibers
twisting the fibers into cord
twist the fibers into cord
triming the point for the needle
trim the point for the needle
nature's needle and thread
nature's needle and thread

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