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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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What’s in a knife

Article By Johnny Walshe Choosing a knife to use while bushcrafting can be a very personal thing, with opinions held strongly by many as to the perfect knife, here we discuss some of the elements of knives an... Read More...

Wetterlings Large Hunting Axe

When it comes to axes bushcrafters tend to be a picky bunch, understandably, after all, we do use them for some very cool, but demanding stuff. So, when the opportunity came along to review a Wetterling axe we ... Read More...
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Review – Fallkniven F1

I have read thousands of gear reviews over the years, I have even made some purchases as a result of them. To me it is curious that we often shell-out our hard-earned cash on the say-so of a complete stranger w... Read More...

Review – Snugpak Jungle Bag

Review - Snugpak Jungle Bag The Jungle bag comes in two guises – the military and the civilian version named ‘Travelpak lite’. The design of the military bag makes it roomy enough and it adequately fitted... Read More...

Review Tilley T3 hat

Review of Tilley T3 A good, reliable hat, one that will keep off sun, wind, rain and snow, will not blow off, is tough, versatile, is made from (mainly) natural materials, easy to wash, is comfortable to wea... 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...

Hultafors: New range of knives

Review of Hultafors knives by John Fenna I have recently had the opportunity to try out some of the new “Craftman’s” range of knives from the Swedish “Hultafors” company, more famous in bushcraft circles fo... Read More...

Fishing Hook Tutorial

Fishing Hook Tutorial by Patrick McGlinchey First published 14/02/2007 Fish is a fantastic source of protein and the seas and inland waters have always been harvested by mankind. When living in the wilds,... Read More...

Five Hour Forge

Make your own forge by Mad Dave Previously published 05/04/2007 Well !! I got bored as I sometimes do... It was raining and Jules said "why don't you go make something in the shed?" What a good idea !! So ... Read More...

Knife Handle Tutorial

Knife Handle Tutorial by Rapidboy First published 15/02/07 It's about time i put together a little knife and sheath making tutorial. This is not the only way to do this but it works for me and hopefully i... 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...

Sheath Making Tutorial

Sheath Making Tutorial Rapidboy previously published 21 Feb 2007 This article follows on from the Knife Handle Tutorial. I always start by making a template, you can use paper but cardboard of a similar... Read More...