Man Shows Off Craft Skills With Nifty Raft Shelter

Plenty of survival movies include protagonists building rafts. But the latest vid from Bushcraft Solo Skills shows how it’s really done.

There’s something enchanting about this DIY video where a survivalist builds a floating shelter in the middle of the jungle.

After gathering bamboo from the forest around him, this crafty outdoorsman builds a raft with a tiny cabin on top — all from scratch.

You won’t find any dialogue or explanations here. Just the sounds of the forest and a man working alone. When he eats his campfire dinner at night from his finished bushcraft raft — that’s when you’ll feel the pull to join him.

Runtime: 40 minutes

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An award-winning journalist and photographer, Andrew McLemore brings more than 14 years of experience to his position as Associate News Editor for Lola Digital Media. Andrew is a musician, climber and traveler who currently lives in Cuenca, Ecuador, which he uses as a home base for adventures throughout the Americas. When he's not writing, playing gigs or exploring the outdoors, he's hanging out with his dog Campana.

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