Making an Adze – Part 1

Making an Adze by Dave Budd Most folks that have seen me forging only get to see me making twiddly little things or a knife at events like the BushMoot. So I thought that I would share with you how I make somet... Read More...

Spring Wild Food Foraging

Spring Wild Food Foraging By Rhoda Mcgivern Spring is my favourite time of the year. I love to explore the countryside as the sun shines on the unfurling leaves and the emerging flowers light up the hedgerows. As the frost melts and the stark bareness of ... Read More...

What saw is good for you?

What saw? by Dave Budd Whether it’s as mundane as cutting firewood or as involved as building an entire camp, there are lots of times when a saw is a vital piece of equipment to the bushcrafter. This is a short introduction to some of the types of saw that y... Read More...

Review: Lixada wood gasifier stove

Bargain stove or money down the drain? by Lee Clarke After perusing the depths of the internet to fill another hole in my outdoor kit I stumbled across the world of wood gasifier cooking stoves. Long story ... Read More...

Burning the right wood

So which woods are good for burning, and which aren't? We often have a range of wood that we can burn and because we don't know how different woods burn we tend to just burn anything, hopefully, this article w... Read More...

Review: Nordic Pocket Saw

As with most cool bits of kit that arrive in the office for review they are received with excitement, and an eagerness to get out and play with them (that can be interpreted as taken out and used very construct... Read More...

COLD STEEL: SPETSNAZ SHOVEL WITH COVER

    Cold Steel Special Forces Shovel - Back The Cold Steel Spetsnaz shovel – also known as their “Special Forces Shovel” and “Cold Steel Throwing Spade” - is in essence a straight-forward copy of the Soviet Special Forces (Spetsnaz) digging t... Read More...

Review: Casström Woodsman Knife

The knife I have most recently had to try out is the “Woodsman” Knife designed by Roger Harrington (of Bison Bushcraft) and produced by Casström in a “custom collaboration”. The “Woodsman” is one of Roger Ha... Read More...