It's easy to make tools from flint. Having a knife or a multi-tool is great for a survival situation, and you probably already have several. Unfortunately, it's all too easy for tools to get broken or lost, especially if the survival situation is long term.
Primitive Survival: Tools from Flint
This is where skill can be your best friend. Long before the industrial age, humans had to survive by making their on tools from natural materials.
While it's no longer the norm, with practice, anyone can learn to make their own tools in the wild. Check out this video to learn how you can make simple tools from flint.
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on July 6, 2015, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.