Brazilian Tarp Hat

Review - My first impressions of the Tarp Hat were that it’s a cool hat, it’s made from truck tarps that cover loads traveling through the Amazon, and looking at it you can imagine where this material has been;... Read More...

Helle Temagami

Review Helle Temagami Bushcraft/Survival Knife By John Fenna The Helle Temagami Knife, designed by Les Stroud of “Survivorman” fame, is available in 2 versions – laminated stainless steel (HEL 300) and lam... Read More...

Mora Bushcraft Survival Knife

Review Mora Bushcraft Survival Knife By John Fenna Mora Knives are renowned for being excellent cutting tools at a reasonable price, delivering quality without costing a fortune and therefore proving the i... Read More...

Cartridge Case Matchbox

DIY - Cartridge Case Matchbox by MartiniDave Ever since I first saw the cartridge case matchbox in Ray Mears Survival Handbook I’ve rather liked the idea. Being a shooter empty 12 bore cartridge cases are v... Read More...

FJALLRAVEN: VINTAGE 20

Review - Fjallraven: Vintage 20 By John Fenna Fjallraven have quite a following within the bushcraft community, being admired by many for their tough, comfortable and practical clothing and equipment. ... Read More...

Review – Nordisk Tarp SI L

Review of the Nordisk Tarp SI L  by John Fenna I am always on the lookout for a good tarp, and the Nordisk SI range has much to recommend it. Coming in sizes S (3m x 3m), M (3m x 4.5m) and L (4.5m x 4.5m... Read More...

Wilderness 1-2-1: GearPods

Review of the Wilderness 1-2-1: GearPods Wilderness System by John Fenna Wilderness 1-2-1 is a well-known name to anyone who visits the “Trading Post” on this site, and, as well as running bushcraft, trac... Read More...

Wetterlings Large Hunting Axe

When it comes to axes bushcrafters tend to be a picky bunch, understandably, after all, we do use them for some very cool, but demanding stuff. So, when the opportunity came along to review a Wetterling axe we ... Read More...
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Review – Fallkniven F1

I have read thousands of gear reviews over the years, I have even made some purchases as a result of them. To me it is curious that we often shell-out our hard-earned cash on the say-so of a complete stranger w... Read More...

Review – Snugpak Jungle Bag

Review - Snugpak Jungle Bag The Jungle bag comes in two guises – the military and the civilian version named ‘Travelpak lite’. The design of the military bag makes it roomy enough and it adequately fitted... Read More...

Review Tilley T3 hat

Review of Tilley T3 A good, reliable hat, one that will keep off sun, wind, rain and snow, will not blow off, is tough, versatile, is made from (mainly) natural materials, easy to wash, is comfortable to wea... Read More...
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Trangia Triangle

Review - Trangia Triangle By John Fenna I have used Trangia stoves in various forms for many years (remember the red ones? I do!) in more settings than I can hope to recall, but including snowy mountains, d... Read More...

Hultafors: New range of knives

Review of Hultafors knives by John Fenna I have recently had the opportunity to try out some of the new “Craftman’s” range of knives from the Swedish “Hultafors” company, more famous in bushcraft circles fo... Read More...