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    A couple of sheaths made

    I don't post regular here, but quiet often enjoy reading the posts. Prior to the sheaths I'm posting now I've only made one other from a belt for a Mora I had re handled. I do believe I'm getting the bug for leather work, The first sheath is for an old German Bowie knife made from leather...
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    Another Vintage stove (Borde)

    Managed to stumble across this Borde 16 last week. (Im not a collector of stoves but do appreciate them) Had no idea what it was, except it was really cool and I have never seen anything like it before. I um'd n ah'd walked away and came back then purchased it. Posted on Classic Camp Stoves...
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    Lidl heads up

    Just picked Just picked up a Lidl magazine, 12/10/15 Singer Overlock 14SH754 for £129 while stocks last. Do your research! I dont know this machine. I recently got an overlocker (Janome) and think its great. Definate learning curve with re threading but worth the effort of learning. Would...
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    2 old stoves to play with

    Went to the local vintage/junky type shop today and spotted these. No idea if they were good value or not, picked the Primas No5 for £18 and the other one for £5 either way they have just found a new owner. Only after sitting here on google doing some searching Ive discovered its a Veritas mk1...
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    old mora handle rebuild and sheath

    Few years ago I posted a re handle I did of a broken handled mora I was given as a teenager. Turns out it wasnt very comfortable to use and I got cramp quite quickly in my hand as it was too bulky. Over the last week I have re shaped it and given a teak oil finish. The wood is some type of...
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    moved to Suffolk not long ago...

    Ive not been active on the forum for a long time, moved to Felixistowe in Suffolk a while back. Wondered if theres anywhere to do some camping. I did notice theres a Suffolk Bushcraft Group, but I refuse to use Facebook. I only have my mobile for internet access and when I try to enter that...
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    Byelaws

    I have not been about for a while, but browse when I can. I have noticed a few topics asking what is allowed ect. I dont want to get too involved with these topics because I am a keen fisherman. BUT that said, the following link will provide some info...
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    Circular saw Blades for knife making

    (If this post is in the wrong place could a Admin/Mod please re locate it where necessary. thank you) I have seen a few threads where knives have been made from circular saw blades. I assume they are a decent steel that will hold an edge or is there only specific makes of blade that are used...
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    have you seen this?

    was just browsing hammock forums and someone linked to this http://www.geek.com/articles/geek-cetera/superhydrophobic-spray-means-no-more-clothes-to-wash-20111112/ Looks very interesting..
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    Brew kit complete with storage (pic heavy)

    If I have posted in the wrong forum please move if necessary, thankyou. I cant sleep, so decided to snap some pic's of what I made/put together yesterday. I must stress I use most of this kit at times but have not used it in this complete set up yet. but I know people use these items on this...
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    Tilly Lamp help needed please

    Admin if this is in the wrong area please move as necessary. thank's This morning I went to the local Boot sale and managed to pick up a a red base Tilly Lamp for £2... Result! (I think) It looks as though its had a hard life, but apears to have all the essentials. I have not used one since...
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    My DIY Hammock Stand

    Not sure if this is in the correct forum section, (Admin/mod's please move if necessary) Just thought I'd share the hammock stand I made recently, pretty much used the plans provided on the Hammock forums. I didnt like the idea (if anything were to ever fail) of landing on the 4" by 2's, so...
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    Another Coffee thread, Whats your's ?

    Ok just been reading a thread below, appears theres one or two coffee fans.. so whats your favorite or regular type? I use a place in leighton Buzzard to get mine, ( no connection to the shop just a happy customer)http://www.thehouseofcoffee.co.uk/coffee-pages/index.html and of the few...
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    Loch Lomond camping rules come into force

    Dont know if this is the correct place to put this stuff, Admin please move to correct area if necessary please. Thanks. I was just viewing a website and stumbled accross it.The new rules on camping along the eastern shore of Loch Lomond came into force yesterday (June 2nd). posted few...
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    I have Twins!

    Yeah you read it right, I have identical twins, 2 home builds with ziperless bug nets! :D Just finished the second one this evening, so took em to hang out together for a quick photo shoot. They both have adjustable sides with shock cord in too. Unfortunatly I went out on my own, so could...
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    permethrin

    Any of you guys (in the UK) know where to buy permethrin in the uk? Ive been reading the hammock forums and permethrin seems to be the thing for keeping the bugs away, have any of you guys had any luck finding it to spray your kit? is there any product name we use over here? I know deet is...
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    DIY Hammock finally Completed including bug net.

    I've not been about for the last week due to illness.. the kind you really don't want in the woods! Oh and the power supply in my pc has failed, so using the kid's one to post this lol. After taking great interest in one of the bug net idea's I've seen from the Hammock forums, full credit to...
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    few piccy's (7 may load slow)?

    went over the local park earlier to get some measurements needed for my bugnet, that and try another method of tarp set up. (its a DD 3x3 in use) only tried the tarp on the diagonal before so tried this... Not sure if this will work in the forum, a little video from my phone, showing...
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    I've finally made that handle! (pic heavy)

    As the title says, "I finally made that handle!" Some of you may have read a post I did recently asking whats the best option to fix a handle on a knife I was given 25 years ago. After reading a link I was provided, I thought i'd give it ago some time. This is not intended as a tutorial...
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    Blade/Handle advice required please

    Years ago when I was 15 (im now 40) my mate age gave me a knife after he busted it's handle, I had always wanted this knife and was pleased as anything when I was finally the owner, I have kept it all these years in the hope one day I could repair it in one way or another, then use it as...