Making a primitive bushcraft birch bark bowl is one of those skills that may come in handy one day. It is also a fun weekend project to work on with the kids.
This video contains step by step instructions on how to make a primitive free standing birch bark bowl. This bowl can be used as a cup as well though it is more useful as a bowl.
It will sit upright on a flat surface unlike most of the birch bark liquid containers demonstrated on the net. To make this bowl it might be easier to first practice the design using a standard sheet of paper a couple times.
Birch bark if handled too much in the wrong way can lead to splits and cracks therefore a finished vessel that leaks and won’t hold liquids.
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