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HOW TO: Make a 3-Strand Strap w/ The Urban-Aboriginal

Posted: Tue, April, 21st 2020

In this video I demo how to weave a quick strap or belt, suitable for tumplines, and backpacks such as the Roycroft Pack Frame using sisal. Sisal (pronounced sigh-suhl) is made from the fibers of the sisal plant, a type of agave plant that primarily is grown in Brazil. This weaving pattern is similar to how rice-straw sandals called "waraji" (??) are made...

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Making a Buckskin Phone Case w/ The Urban-Aboriginal Video Course


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Posted: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019


In the video, Brain-Tan Buckskin DVD: The Dry-Scrape Method, I will take you through the entire process from a 'green' hide to a soft, supple, luxurious, finished product.

In this video, How to Make Fire by Friction : The Bow - Drill Method, I will show you how to create one of the most reliable ways to start a fire from scratch.

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