How to Make a Paiute Deadfall; Corporals Corner: Good step by step instructions.
How to Make 6 Different Bushcraft Traps; Nomadic Woodsman: Good demonstration of the construction of the traps and he does some experimenting which I like. There were things he did that would make them less effective, so they’re also good for watching to analyze the pros and cons.
Primitive Trapping Tips; Tom Brown III; Excerpt from Tommy’s hunting and trapping class at Sigma 3 Survival School.
Where to set Traps for Survival Trapping; Black Hat Bushcraft: Good video that talks through various things to consider when choosing trap locations.
Mojave Scissor Survival Trap in Action: Catching and Eating Rats; Shawn Woods: Excellent step by step instruction on this very effective trap. I also appreciate that he uses only things from nature…and he eats the rats he catches.
This Corn Mousetrap from India is Incredibly Effective and Simple to Make: Shawn Woods: So this is not a primitive trap…but how could we modify it and take advantage of a clever idea?
Big Book of Homemade Weapons: Much of this manual isn’t primitive, but the opening section is on primitive man traps. Good for protection as well as adaptable for food animals.