Wilderness Survival Skills: Constructing Advanced Survival Shelters

Tom Brown Jr. shares his wilderness survival skills with MOTHER readers. This issue covers how to construct two advanced survival shelters, including the thatched hut and the mud hut, plan before you build and shelter diagrams.

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A thatch "shingle" made from a bundle of long-stemmed grass wrapped together at the root ends with cordage.
PHOTO: TOM BROWN JR.