Weave Your Own Bottle Sling

Make your own netting needle from a coat hanger, then weave your own Bottle Sling from scratch. Learn the basics of making net bags and even casting nets!

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Net Weaving: You Can Do This!

Joel Graves, AmericanSurvivalCo.com

Course Objectives

What you can expect to learn?

  • Learn how to make your own net weaving needle (from a coat hanger).

  • Learn how to use your needle to start, weave, and finish a circle Bottle Sling Net (and all the skills to make much larger ones)!

  • Understand how to add line, as well as the necessary knots and weaving techniques.

  • BONUS: How to make your own starting grommet using your netting line.

What are other students saying?

  • Urban Net Weaving: How to Make a Bottle Sling

    Anthony Perry

    Simple, and would be easy to do in the woods. I enjoy it and look forward to more net making classes.

    Simple, and would be easy to do in the woods. I enjoy it and look forward to more net making classes.

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  • Weaving

    Donald Morris

    5-STAR for sure. I loved this class and would like to get more in depth.

    5-STAR for sure. I loved this class and would like to get more in depth.

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  • Awesome quick net course.

    Anthony Allgeier

    Quick simple and fun.

    Quick simple and fun.

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Meet Your Instructor

  • Joel Graves

    Survival Instructor, FL

    Joel Graves

    Joel is the Co-Founder & Owner of American Survival Co., a Certified Survival Instructor, & Former Special Warfare EOD on Seal Team 2. Having completed 355 missions as a Naval Special Warfare Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician on Seal Teams 2 & 4, Joel leverages his tactical and combat experience to prepare civilians, military personnel and organizations for international and domestic threats. Following his retirement from special forces, Joel spent six months in a long-term survival program where he slept in the field for 5 months, living off the land, and honing his survival and bushcraft skills. In addition to teaching bushcraft and survival courses, Joel has shared his experience behind the scenes for multiple television networks including DisneyPlus, Discovery Channel's NAKED and AFRAID, and BREAKING DAD. He also put up fierce competition in Discovery Channel’s Bushcraft Build-off and truly has a great love for teaching people of all ages the skills they need to survive!

Course Curriculum