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Easy Hammock XL

Review: Easy Hammock XL

Review by Lucas Payton Hammocking is becoming a very popular alternative to using a tent for camping. The appeal comes from the ability to easily find a place to set up camp in areas where no flat ground is... Read More...

Review: 5.11 Sidewinder Shirt

Over the latest spell of colder weather, I have been trying out one of the “Sidewinder Flannel Shirt” new additions to the range of excellent shirts from 5.11. This “smart casual” shirt is made from a 6.43oz... Read More...

Casstrom: Spoon carving knife set

I carve quite a few spoons and have tried various spoon carving knives from hand-made custom models to the mass-produced and more commonly available ones … with mixed results. Over the past couple of months ... Read More...

How To Make A Shave Horse

How To Make A Shave Horse by Eric Methven Previously published 14/03/2007 I know a lot of you are interested in woodcraft - by that I mean working green wood that you have harvested from the woods and fore... Read More...

OvaEasy Egg Crystals – Review

Introduction This is a review of the OvaEasy Egg Crystals. The review is slightly different in as much as I experimented on my children, I know, that's a bad start but I figured it was the most effective way o... Read More...

Making Charcloth

A great little article from Mad Dave showing just how simple it is to make some charcloth... Hi Dudes and Dudesses This tutorial is just a quick one on making charcloth as I was making some today and the ... Read More...

Pathfinder cookset

I have been a fan of the crusader cooking system for quite some time, so when I saw this system I was intrigued. After a bit of thinking about it, and once all the additional bits came into stock at Heinnie, I... Read More...

How To…. Carve a Collapsible Pot Hanger

When I first started venturing into the world of bushcraft I got into carving spoons and bowdrill sets. It's like a rite of passage with most bushcrafters to crack these skills. As time went on I began to explo... Read More...

Hand Drill for Beginners

Hand Drill for Beginners Patrick McGlinchey Over the years I've come across many frustrated students who have tried and failed to produce a glowing ember from the hand drill. In most cases they have ended u... Read More...

Web-tex Steel of Fire Survival Match

Review By John Fenna Pretty much everyone here is familiar with ferro-rod “spark sticks” or “fire steels”, and a 12mm fire steel is at the heart of the Web-tex Steel-of Fire Survival Match. The beaut... Read More...