Primitive Technology

Quick Look: Primitive Technology provides videos from a practitioner of this hobby in Far North Queensland, Australia. He builds everything from scratch with no modern tools or materials. He'll show how he makes firesticks, a water powered hammer, a cord drill and much more. He also shows how to build a thatched dome hut and a barrel tiled shed, and how to cultivate and cook yams and construct a freshwater prawn trap. Videos can be found in the following categories:

  • Pyrotechnology
  • Tools and Machines
  • Weapons
  • Weaving and Fiber
  • Shelter
  • Food and Agriculture

An example of the videos available on the Primitive Technology channel can be seen below.

-- Information is current as of November 19, 2018

Roku Channel Store Description: Welcome to the official Primitive Technology channel on Roku! Primitive technology is a hobby where you build things in the wild completely from scratch using no modern tools or materials. These are the strict rules: If you want a fire, use a fire stick - An axe, pick up a stone and shape it - A hut, build one from trees, mud, rocks etc. The challenge is seeing how far you can go without utilizing modern technology.

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