Fishing Hook Tutorial

Fishing Hook Tutorial by Patrick McGlinchey First published 14/02/2007 Fish is a fantastic source of protein and the seas and inland waters have always been harvested by mankind. When living in the wilds,... Read More...

Five Hour Forge

Make your own forge by Mad Dave Previously published 05/04/2007 Well !! I got bored as I sometimes do... It was raining and Jules said "why don't you go make something in the shed?" What a good idea !! So ... Read More...

Knife Handle Tutorial

Knife Handle Tutorial by Rapidboy First published 15/02/07 It's about time i put together a little knife and sheath making tutorial. This is not the only way to do this but it works for me and hopefully i... Read More...

Jompy Water Heaters

Review of the Jompy Water Heater by John Fenna The Jompy is a simply amazing water heater designed and patented by D Osborne of Troon, Scotland. Originally designed for use in developing countries wher... Read More...

Sheath Making Tutorial

Sheath Making Tutorial Rapidboy previously published 21 Feb 2007 This article follows on from the Knife Handle Tutorial. I always start by making a template, you can use paper but cardboard of a similar... Read More...
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Svord Peasant Knife

Review by John Fenna The Svord “Peasant Knife” is a tough little folder from New Zealand based on designs used in Bohemia and Bavaria a few hundred years ago, but still proving exceptionally practical today.... Read More...
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Bowdrill – Fire by Friction

I spent a great morning practicing fire by friction and I have since decided to put this together in order to help those of us who are wanting to learn or are still trying. Although the winter isn't the normal ... Read More...