helikon tex mathilda pack
got this in part trade last year and other than 1 trip instructing and a day jaunt to the permission it has languished in the kit stores unused
nothing wrong with it just not reached for.
so i figure someone else can become its custodian
For your considerstuon
this lovely Ben Orford Nomad.
a great knife but not being used.
Looking for £120 all in to your door.
Can't find the kydex neck sheath at present if found i will include in parcel or forward on afterwards.
treat yourself, treat the wife, treat somebody elses wife....
Just a heads up of a TV show starting this saturday (7th November) on channel 4
Surviving the Stoneage
it has a the following primitive living skill practioners :-
some names I am...
Knocked this up for a mate's 40th. First time I have taken on a request for something rather tham making a gift and just sending it.
Bark Tanned Fox fur for the lid
Roe Deer Buckskin for the main body
Muntjac Deer for the welt
Sewn using Buckskin thonging (and a teeny bit of artificial sinew as...
looking for some recommendations on a notebook please folks.
ideally water resistant, with a cover i can fit some pens into, in an ideal world one i can divide into sections regarding each topic
Not fussed about covers
what ya suggest?
A few years back I sold my GB Small forest axe, it wasn't getting any use and I needed the money.
Fast forward to last week and when I was at my permission I noticed a beautiful Ash had come down in the winds- no surprise I have had it on my radar as a dont sleep near that for about 6 years...
Look at the awesome colour i got on these hides i smoked today
the one on its lonesome is all finished
others need another bath in solution,wringing, softening and smoking again before going on "to be made into clothing" pile for winter project
I managed to steal an hour yesterday and nip up to the permission.
decided i would video it this time rather than take photos
thanks for taking the time to watch
please feel free to give me more pointers on filming i am very much an amatuer
Full discliamer i did not make the knife.
I got it via an Instagram connection
The Sheath well i made all that including the materials
Neck from a Buckskin (nice and thick)
Fur on bark tanned fox for trimming, and a lil squirrel paw also bark tanned.
Been messing around with antler recently.
Worked this harpoon head using flint and an abrasive piece of stone. Hole for cordage was made using the flint tipped hand drill(also worked by me) cordage is
willow bark 2 ply reverse wrap
(zippo for scale not the end shaft for harpoon head just a...
I keep spotting these Deer Statues/Idols in a few of the woods round my way, whilst i have no idea who leaves them or why they are left I always enjoy spotting them.
These two seemed to be in a good location to stop for a coffee and a read
and a bit of work on an ongoing project too
reincarneated as a quiver.
bark tanned from a roadkill fox
lot of firsts in this pic
first roadkill repurposed
first bark tan
first fur on hide
first sewing of fur on.
think it came out ok
thanks for looking