Most people who spend any time on YouTube looking at DIY videos have likely seen Primitive Technology, the hugely popular show in which an Aussie weekend caveman builds huts, ovens, forges, grows food, fires bricks, and makes all the tools he uses to do all of his impressive projects.
By all accounts, that channel is legit. But its success has spawned dozens of copycat channels with ever more outrageous “primitive” builds.
The purpose of this video is to present all of the evidence of fakery in these videos, from drone footage of dozens of workers building the projects, to evidence of backhoes, to empty bags of cement littering the jungle floor. Shameful scams.
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