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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...

How To…. Carve a Lovelock Cave Atlatl

One of my favourite Atlatls is the Lovelock Cave Atlatl. I made this Atlatl a few years ago using modern tools including a Mora knife, a small carving knive, a flex gouge chisel and sandpaper. Top Profile ... Read More...

Jack Pyke Countryman Jumper

Review By John Fenna The Jack Pyke Countryman Jumper may be made up of mainly synthetic materials, and as such may not stand up well to sparks from the camp fire, but in nearly every other respect, has ... Read More...

Trapping and the Law

Article By Geoffrey Guy Trapping and the Law Many of us who practice bushcraft are interested by primitive trapping, but can this mean we fall foul of the law? To my mind one of the most telling tests... Read More...

SoulPad 4000-Hybrid-G Canvas Bell Tent

Review By Craig Johnson I have always liked the look of the “traditional” style bell tents. They fit perfectly with my idea of a family/group shelter that allows you to have plenty of room to work/sleep i... Read More...

Kifaru Loco Review (PIC HEAVY!)

Review No question what this is... Yes, I am slightly Loco for paying this much for what is basically a glorified small ALICE pack/Short back bergen. Made of 1000D Cordura, it weighs about 3kg empty ... Read More...