I've been considering one of these myself.
I can't afford a Buffalo right now, it's on my shopping list though.
I like the fact that the pcs smock has side zips for venting too.
I've got an army issue softie jacket, which is warm, but v bulky. When static it's great, if anything a little too...
Snugpak Special Forces 1 sleeping bag, in black.
Pretty much everything in Bushcraft tends to be green, so I thought I'd go mental and get something black. I know, crazy right?
It's half the size and weight of my other bags.
The central zip was appealing and being made in Britain.
I took out...
That's a cracking job mate.
Look like you had ideal conditions as well.
I don't think I saw you use the Egyptian bow-drill, or did I miss something?
Was your hearth pine with a hazel spindle?
Speedy fires though, I think that'll be hard to beat, well done!
That's a beauty Stew.
I don't know much about the style, but from what I've seen in this post, they look a lot like classic French cook's knives, beefed up for outdoor use? the first and 4th pics certainly.
Yours looks like a high sabre grind with a micro-bevel? How thick was the steel?
Yes, sanitiser stings too!
I have always carried my own knives, and I've often had to lock them away or more usually take them home with me.
Some chefs don't, and just use what they find. The knives left in kitchens are left there for a reason! (because they're blunt or useless or both!)...
For what it's worth;
As a chef of 30+ years, I've lost count of the number of times I've cut myself.
As others have said: Blunt knives = more potential for slips = more potential for cuts (and slightly more ragged ones at that).
Sharp knives = swifter, more accurate cutting. If you do cut...