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Brazilian Tarp Hat

Review - My first impressions of the Tarp Hat were that it’s a cool hat, it’s made from truck tarps that cover loads traveling through the Amazon, and looking at it you can imagine where this material has been;... Read More...

Osprey Exos 58 – Review

Review- There's something to be said when a framed rucksack arrives in a box that's actually heavier than the rucksack! Manufacturers Description “Super Lightweight Backpacking The Exos 58 is the go-to p... Read More...

Helle Temagami

Review Helle Temagami Bushcraft/Survival Knife By John Fenna The Helle Temagami Knife, designed by Les Stroud of “Survivorman” fame, is available in 2 versions – laminated stainless steel (HEL 300) and lam... Read More...

Mora Bushcraft Survival Knife

Review Mora Bushcraft Survival Knife By John Fenna Mora Knives are renowned for being excellent cutting tools at a reasonable price, delivering quality without costing a fortune and therefore proving the i... Read More...

My take on a woodspirit carving tutorial

How to Article Woodspirit carving tutorial Hi :) after my last woodspirit carving several members asked if i could do a tutorial on how i do them. be warned, mine are not your conventional happy little fac... Read More...

Carving a simple Wood Spirit

DIY Article As I was asked to do a tutorial I thought I would give it a go, now I have not carved many of these before so I'm no expert but this is how I carve them. I used a small piece of Ash about 3cm wide... Read More...

Cartridge Case Matchbox

DIY - Cartridge Case Matchbox by MartiniDave Ever since I first saw the cartridge case matchbox in Ray Mears Survival Handbook I’ve rather liked the idea. Being a shooter empty 12 bore cartridge cases are v... Read More...

FJALLRAVEN: VINTAGE 20

Review - Fjallraven: Vintage 20 By John Fenna Fjallraven have quite a following within the bushcraft community, being admired by many for their tough, comfortable and practical clothing and equipment. ... Read More...

Review – DAJO Survival Knife

Review of the DAJO Survival Knife I'm not a great lover of "survival" knives but have to admit I've found one worthy of the name and WELL worthy of the inexpensive price tag. There is a small instruction ... Read More...

Review – Nordisk Tarp SI L

Review of the Nordisk Tarp SI L  by John Fenna I am always on the lookout for a good tarp, and the Nordisk SI range has much to recommend it. Coming in sizes S (3m x 3m), M (3m x 4.5m) and L (4.5m x 4.5m... Read More...

A 21″ blade, folding buck saw.

Howdy chaps, I've been a little busy of late with projects that have been waiting for the right wood/time/inspiration. so rather than whack up a monster one I thought id do a few separate threads so buckle up a... Read More...

Wilderness 1-2-1: GearPods

Review of the Wilderness 1-2-1: GearPods Wilderness System by John Fenna Wilderness 1-2-1 is a well-known name to anyone who visits the “Trading Post” on this site, and, as well as running bushcraft, trac... 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...