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  1. TheBrook

    Bahco Laplander...the best saw ever?

    Hi Everyone, Here's a review I did of the Bahco Laplander which is a folding saw with a lot to offer. I think it could even be the best saw for Bushcraft and outdoor activities on the market right now. In this video I give an overview of the saw and also share some tips and tricks that...
  2. TheBrook

    Wild Food Wheel

    Hey One and All, As always I hope my message finds you well? A little idea that I am trying to implement this year that will increase my knowledge of my local surrounding and hopefully it will inspire you to do the same. Would love to know...
  3. TheBrook

    Instant Release Paracord Handle

    Good Evening One and All, I've got something fun for you to try this weekend. If you want a lot of paracord to use and want to integrate it into your belongings, this is THE method to do it: This is something I've been using for over a year...
  4. TheBrook

    Kit Review: ESEE-4 Knife

    Hey Everyone, Hope you are all doing well and still managing to get out there at this colder time of year? In this video I give a 'no-holds barred' kit review of the ESEE-4 Knife and I'm not scared to share with you the negative aspects as well as the positive...
  5. TheBrook

    Bushcraft Permanent Camp

    Hi Everyone, In a new piece of land that we have permission to make a permanent camp on for use with Bushcraft activities, myself and Outdoor Life Of Brian begin the task of clearing the area and making it more 'liveable' Would love any name...
  6. TheBrook

    DD Hammock Review, Tips and Tricks

    Hi Everyone, Here's a video for everyone who uses a hammock or is thinking about using one in the future. In this video I will show you what the DD Camping Hammock can do and will give you some excellent tips and tricks with any hammock on the market not just the DD ones...
  7. TheBrook

    Simple Bushcraft Chair

    Happy New Year to you all, With the festive season and the decrease in temperature, I've not been able to get out much, but I have still managed to make you all a video. With just three lengths of cordage of any sort you can make yourself a bushcraft chair in a matter of minutes and keep...
  8. TheBrook

    Tinder Fungus - Daldinia Concentrica

    Hi BUK friends, Daldinia Concentrica (also known as King Alfred's Cakes and Crampballs) is an excellent tinder fungus that will accept a spark very well and soon turn into a glowing ember. Perfect for starting a fire in conjunction with a 'bird's nest' or as a coal extender for friction...
  9. TheBrook

    Fresh Nettle Tea

    Hi everyone, Those horrible things that sting you when you leave the confines of the can get your own back by stealing their nutrients. Nettles are full of vitamins and minerals and hopefully the next time you see a big patch of them you won't think...ouch...but...
  10. TheBrook

    Bushbox XL Review and Tips

    It's that time once again my friends on the Bushcraft UK forum, Firstly, as always, I hope that this message finds you well? Secondly, I have had my Bushbox XL for a while now and have really been able to put it through it's paces, here are my thoughts and even some tips and tricks...
  11. TheBrook

    How to use a Millbank Bag

    Hi Everyone at BUK :) When I mention Millbank bags, people seem to glaze over and have no idea what I am talking about. Have you ever wanted to know what exactly a Millbank Bag is and how exactly it can make wild water safer for you to drink? This video will show you how to use a the...
  12. TheBrook

    Britton wood meet November 21st-23rd list

    Hey guys, turns out I can't make it this time, sadly. But I'm at the next one for sure. Have a good time all :-)
  13. TheBrook

    Britton wood meet November 21st-23rd list

    I've just found out about this meet and would ove to come, however, it will be dependant on checking to see if I am free, might just be one night if I am.
  14. TheBrook

    Having the Right Knowledge

    Hello everyone on the Bushcraft UK Forum, I hope that you are all well and that the weather isn't restricting your outdoor activities too much? While away with my profession I was not able to take my everyday carry items (such as a knife and fire lighting equipment) this led to a little...
  15. TheBrook

    Quick Release Paracord

    Hi Everyone, Hope you are well? Here is a very fast and yet reliable way to carry paracord that deploys in just seconds...and we all love paracord...don't deny it :D Let me know if anything was unclear or if it actually made sense :-) Cheers, Brook
  16. TheBrook

    Paracord Lighter Wrap (Quick Release)

    Hey Everyone, Hope you are doing well and that all is happy for you and yours. A great way to carry a reasonable amount of paracord, be able to hang/wear your lighter, have better grip and protect it from damage: Paracord Lighter Wrap (Quick Release) -
  17. TheBrook

    A Different Way to Find Wind Direction

    Hey Everyone, I hope you are all doing well? Not too long ago I came across a reliable, effective and quick technique for determining wind direction with something you already own so thought I would share it with everyone: Hope it's...
  18. TheBrook

    Finding Artist's Fungus (Ganoderma Applanatum)

    Thanks for the kind words :-D I have also found that fungi don't seem to grow where they are 'supposed to grow' and it's great to hear that Ganoderma Applanatum doesn't adhere to where we think it should live either. I think the major issue with starting a friction fire is that it requires...
  19. TheBrook

    Finding Artist's Fungus (Ganoderma Applanatum)

    I go in search for a fungus that contain a spongy, flammable substance called amadou that was used by our ancestors to start and move fires between camps: Finding Artists Fungus (Ganoderma Applanatum) Hope you enjoy, Brook
  20. TheBrook

    Bushcraft Bandana Uses

    Thanks Santaman :-)