Survival Skills: A Fascinating Video on Making a Cord Drill and Pump Drill

So you know how to build a fire – but what happens after that? Youtube channel Primitive Technology shows us how to create two types of drills that can make fire as well, but also opens up a whole host of possibilities for new tools and shelter techniques.

Andrew is the founder and editor of Primer. He's a graduate of American University and currently lives in Los Angeles. Read more about Primer on our About page. On Instagram: @andrewsnavely and @primermagazine.

  • Danni

    This was cool! thanks for sharing!

  • Gator996

    I am now ready for my Survivor audition or a Hyatt without cable. Either way, it’s roughing it.

    • http://www.primermagazine.com/ Andrew

      ha! Love it!

  • Alex Bear

    You know, its been less than a week since that survey, and already seeing great things. More articles than usual (and its only wednesday), I asked for outdoorsy and DIY stuff (here it is), lots of editor interaction lately… keep up the great work.

    • http://www.primermagazine.com/ Andrew

      Awesome!! I really appreciated your comments, so many great ideas in the survey results, I’m super excited. :)

  • mishal

    nice!