When you’re out in the woods and need a thin rope or cord for making structures, or lashing down your tarp, the humble cedar tree provides. Natural cordage is never going to be as strong as man-made alternatives like paracord, but it will help you out in a pinch.
If you are patient, the cedar bark cord can be a beautiful thing and is often used as a decorative addition. Cedar cordage is easy to make and surprisingly strong. Here’s how you do it.
See more videos on foraging, bushcraft, campfire cooking and watch our tiny home build in the spring by subscribing to our YouTube channel.