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sugru

Review By John Fenna OK – what is sugru? Sugru is a self-curing rubber (the world’s first), available in 5 basic colours (black, white, red, blue and yellow), that can be mixed together to give all s... Read More...

Rosehip Wine

Article By John Fenna Here is a little seasonal recipe that I have found simple to follow and gives very enjoyable results! This recipe provides something I would compare to a medium sherry. INGREDIENTS ... Read More...

Heinnie Haynes: Condor Kephart Knife

Review By John Fenna Horace Kephart was a famous travel writer in the later 1800s and early 1900s and is best remembered by bushcrafters for his books “Camping and Woodcraft” (which is still available i... Read More...

Action Wipes Full Body Wet Wipes

Review By John Fenna Whether you cannot face the idea of getting up at the crack of dawn at the Moot to get to the shower before all the hot water has gone, or just that you want to clean up where there is ... Read More...

Swanndri Mosgiel Bushshirt

Review By Craig Johnson I have had my Mosgiel bushshirt since November last year and it has been out with me in all sorts of weather. I use it regularly when walking the dogs, camping, when out rabbiting et... Read More...

BCB: Fire Dragon Solid Fuel

Review By John Fenna “Fire Dragon” has been developed as an environmentally friendly solid fuel that is “cleaner greener and safer”, easy to light, safe to carry and usable in confined spaces. Made in Great ... Read More...

STUPIDLY SIMPLE: INSECT REPELLENT

Review By John Fenna For many people, in many locations, the summer months can be spoilt by the over eager attentions of biting and stinging insects. Most insect repellents available commercially contain... Read More...

Matt Simmons: Fieldcrafter-uk knife

I am always interested in bits of kit that are slightly different, and when I saw that the Fieldcrafter-UK knife had a spine thickness of 5.8mm (about a quarter of an inch in old money), a blade length of 9.75c... Read More...

Stryke Pants from 5.11

Review Stryke Pants from 5.11 By Andy Sargeant If you thought tactical pants were just baggy battle dress without the camo-pattern, you might have to think again. The New Stryke Pants from 5.11, Tactical ... Read More...

Lifesystems Firestarter Kit

Review By Tony Bristow Need a compact firelighting solution? This could be just what you're looking for. We've had the Firestarter kit for a while now and used it a number of times in different conditions fr... Read More...

Treehooks

Article By Tony I saw something on bushcraft uk a while ago that inspired me to sit down for a few minutes and make a few tree hooks, I think I'd seen them with a belt holding them in place but I figured th... Read More...

Our Stone Age Experience

By Naomi Walmsley “I awoke from a version of sleep to feel snow on my face! My only comfort was that snow meant the rain had passed. I had escaped from our cave, escaped from the only thing offering us any p... Read More...

Foraging for the beginner, Pt 2…

Article By Alan Smylie Part one can be found here So last time we touched on a basic introduction to foraging including why foraging is so rewarding, basic law and what you could call common sense wit... Read More...

Jack Pyke “Woodsman” folding Knife

Review Woodsman Folding Knife By Craig Birse-Johnson The woodsman is one of the smaller bladed folders from the Jack Pyke range of knives. What drew me to it more than the others was its interesting “wasp... Read More...