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...

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...

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...

JETBOIL: JETBOIL FLASH AND ACCESSORIES

Review Jetboil Flash and Accessories By John Fenna I have owned and used one of the original Jetboil stoves for many years and have found it a great bit of kit. Over the years Jetboil have allowed th... Read More...

Magic biscuits

Article Magic biscuits are a good simple way of helping to light your fire. There are a few ways of creating these from cotton wool balls dipped in vaseline to face pads soaked in wax. Items needed are ... Read More...

Spoonylicious! – How to make a spoon

Ever wondered where to start with making your own wooden spoon? JP show's us how. I managed to grab my self a couple of bits of spoon fodder this weekend, Ash, willow but in particular a piece of hawthor... 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...

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...

The Science of Fire

The Science of Fire by British Red Part 1 Making Fire Ever wondered why if you blow on a candle it goes out, but when a blacksmith blows on a forge it gets hotter? Why when you light birch bark with a sp... Read More...