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    Light My Fire Scout Fire Steel Vs Popular Auction Site Equivalent??

    Thanks for all the replies with this.... Give's me something to go on.... I think down to restrictive budget I will go with the fleabay equivalents....
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    Light My Fire Scout Fire Steel Vs Popular Auction Site Equivalent??

    Do you have a preferred seller from Flebay?
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    Light My Fire Scout Fire Steel Vs Popular Auction Site Equivalent??

    Thanks for the information. I will also look up Tamarack Cheers, Dave.
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    Light My Fire Scout Fire Steel Vs Popular Auction Site Equivalent??

    I am after some easy to use for kids of about 10... Not sure if your allowed to but can you tell me what seller you got yours from?
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    Light My Fire Scout Fire Steel Vs Popular Auction Site Equivalent??

    Hi Paul, Thanks for the quick response, I'll check over the auction site and see what's good value for money.... Light my fire ones can be 4 times the price of the alternatives, what justifies them this price hike, is it just the name?
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    Light My Fire Scout Fire Steel Vs Popular Auction Site Equivalent??

    Hi, I run a Scout troop and want to get the Scouts into practising with a firesteel, I can see that light my fire do a "Scout" fire steel but they are quite a bit more expensive than the popular auction site equivalent from parts of Asia..... Are the light my fire ones easier to use, as in...
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    Knife for my brother...hilted in oak..sneak preview

    Thanks for the confidence booster :-) Just checked out your website and looks like you make some good stuff!! What kit do you use to get nice looking bevels and clean cut ricasso's... Is your stuff made out of O1 GFS and how do you heat treat...
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    Knife for my brother...hilted in oak..sneak preview

    Here's my attempt at something looking a bit like a woodlore.... Please bear in mind it's my first attempt.... I'm happyish with it... plenty of room for improvement..... Ricasso is quite poor but hopefully will get better with practice...
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    Knife for my brother...hilted in oak..sneak preview

    That looks superb!! I'm working on a woodlore clone myself.... hope it comes out as good as yours.... what did you use to get the good looking scandi bevel??
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    Maya Sticks & Fire Lighting...

    I think I bought 8 sticks for about £3 including postage from eBay so quite happy with that price, maybe vasoline and cotton wool would be about £1 to £1.50 ish but not that much more expensive...
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    Maya Sticks & Fire Lighting...

    Hi Craig. I know... what person in their right mind would buy that dust stuff, having the wood and resin combined into a stick makes for a much better burning fuel... Thanks for the YouTube recommendation as well, I'll check it out and I've got a few I like to watch as well, I'll post the...
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    Maya Sticks & Fire Lighting...

    Hi, Where abouts in Wales did you go looking for fat wood?
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    Best wood to burn..?

    A good wood I've found out about recently but seems everyone else knows about is Maya Sticks or Fat Wood.... Resin filled Pine wood from chopped down pine trees... not sure how hot it burns but easy to light because of all the resin in it... Regards Dave.
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    Maya Sticks & Fire Lighting...

    Hi All, Been watching a few video's on YouTube lately and wanted to say how cool Maya sticks are, I've never known of them before but what a cool way to carry resin in the pumped pine wood.... Does anyone know of good bushcraft channels on youtube for such things as bushcraft survival...
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    Regular Mid-Wales Meet up?

    Hi :-) Maybe just looking to sort out some sort of gathering of bush skills for starters and more experienced.... Need to get a good number of people though...
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    Regular Mid-Wales Meet up?

    Hi Richard, Thanks for the message.... Do you have some names of the guys around me? I'd be interested in the knife makers... Regards Dave.
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    Regular Mid-Wales Meet up?

    Hi All, I live above 4 miles from Newtown Mid - Wales and wondered if anyone knows of regular meets for anything associated to bushcraft stuff.... If there isn't anything, would anyone on here be interested in joining or starting something up? Kind Regards Dave.
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    Scout Sheath Knife

    I've got this knife which seems similar design to ones posted on this message...
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    What makes a good fire striker for fire steel?

    I bought myself one of these from Shark Designs and I'm a happy man :-) http://www.sharkdesigns.co.uk/pictures/fire/pyroflint/500_pyroflint_super_striker.jpg Seems to work so well and with little effort, also tried the bit of hack saw blade again with a little more pressure and that works...