In this video you will see the construction of a dugout in a hillside using hand tools.
It’s a very hard job, but also an interesting experience.
For construction, I use only dead fallen trees, which I collect in the surrounding forest.
Making a bushcraft door from split logs – https://youtu.be/dF3EOUIz-hg
Made an Absolutely AMAZING & COZY FIREPLACE – https://youtu.be/VRFx7a_UOHE
Sleeping in a sand pit was a bad idea – in the process of drying, the sand gradually crumbled, and with it the stones. It is better never to do this, it can be life threatening.
Also, the sand that I poured on the roof crumbles a little inside. I’m thinking of fixing this in the future.
Digging a hole of this size was not as easy as I thought. This took longer than I expected.
Finding and processing dead fallen trees also takes a significant amount of time.
But the assembly of the structure itself is quite simple and does not take much effort and time.
From food I took with me mainly canned food, during the day the air temperature is quite high, the rest of the products can deteriorate.
But even canned food warmed up on a fire is very tasty after a whole day of work in the fresh air.
Despite the warm weather, the water in the river is cool, very refreshing and invigorating.
I fought mosquitoes and midges with the help of fire smoke. Inside the dugout, I set fire to a tinder fungus – it is a natural repellent.
To be continued.
Thanks for watching!
Temperature: Day/Night: +25°C (77ºF) / +16°C (60,8ºF)
Camera: Canon EOS R6
Lens 1: Canon RF 50mm F1.2 L USM
Lens 2: Canon RF 35mm/1.8 macro IS STM
Lens 3: Canon RF 16mm
Mic: RODE VideoMic NTG
Tripod: Sirui 5C
Disclaimer: This video is not intended to be a guide and is filmed for entertainment purposes only. The author does not recommend repeating the actions shown in this video and is not responsible for the consequences. It can be life threatening.
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