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!
Net Weaving: You Can Do This!
Joel Graves, AmericanSurvivalCo.com
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
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.Read Less
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.Read Less
Awesome quick net course.
Quick simple and fun.
Quick simple and fun.Read Less
I have been trying to learn netting and failed a few times. this is a great course to get started. Hope you do more netting classes in the future.
I have been trying to learn netting and failed a few times. this is a great course to get started. Hope you do more netting classes in the future.Read Less
Meet Your Instructor
Survival Instructor, FL
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!
Making the Net (and Your Own Net Needle)
- How to Make Your Own Urban Net Needle [from a Coat Hanger]
- Loading Your Net Needle
- Starting the Grommet [a little known secret]
- Weaving Your First Row
- Dropping Your Rows (Weaving the Body of Your Net)
- Adding Line
- Finishing Touches and Adding the Drawstring