I'm looking for a cheap and cheerful whittling / carving knife.
The Mora 120 firs the bill but in short supply - any suggestions for a similar one?
Ideally with a "barrel" handle rather than Erm... sculptured. The Mora Basis would be OK but not keen on that type of handle shape
A friend of mine has started to make wooden toys for her daughters.
However, at the moment she is struggling to get wood with a nice grain - planks / boards
Any one suggest an online retailer I mention
Anyone know of a relatively cheap source of genuine tri fold NATO shovels?
I've had a look and can only find battered ones or expensive ones.
I'm after one to keep in car until I sort WG one / take paddle camping.
Anyone repaired one of these?
The handle on mine snapped the other day.... Its was 1966 issue so no big surprises. But the head is still in very good condition.
It looks like there are 2 pins in the way of drilling out the broken wood
I've an old Peugeot (with the elephants trade mark) cleaver - feuille /Swiss style.
I'm trying to find some info on.
Anyone got any ideas?
Having move to somewhere with mains gas for first time since the 90s I'm not burn anywhere near as much wood....
So I'm looking at getting an electric chainsaw for ease of use etc. Something to sit between a bowsaw and the 50cc petrol beasty.
Most cutting wood for the fire pit and a bit for...
Looks like my trust Ultrafire has died - the best I can get is strobe if I loosen the glass.
What do folks suggest as a replacement - 1000lms or so, 18650 battery(ies) and wont break the bank.
I'm after something for looking at the wild life, dog walks and chucking in rucksack on searches...
Second - Fjellraven Greenland (I think) trousers - loads of pockets inc. axe pocket.
Would be in excellent condition if I hadn't had a run in with some barbed wire - small tears on knee and seat. All professionally repaired and inside patched. Years of wear left. Only selling as I've lost...
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With less that 20 days until the nights start to draw in it's time to start thinking about warm stuff.
So first up a completely hand made - hand sheared, spun and knitted Herdwick wool jumper - in natural colours. Approx size medium. Fits...
Toying with getting tablet as I seem to use phone more than laptop these days.
i'm after a relatively cheap one. I want it for surfing the net, emails when out and about and using some mapping software.
Must external sd / micro sd card - at least 32gb compatible and ideally GPS
That poleaxe - needs some TLC, the edge needs putting back on - but its not supposed to be razor sharp.
Very rare now- the pick axe handle has the stamp of council the went in 1974.
Genuine AutoSocks - never used, spent last winter in the boot of the car. Size 580 for 13/14"...
I've a BT email account that I use on Outlook 2007 - I had a few issues so tried to delet the account to start again. As have done in the past.
However, rather than total remove the account it has called the previous set up " Personal Files". Old stuff is still there but nothing new is coming...
While clearing the office junk we came across this little beauty:
Abattoir killing axe.
No idea of the age but the pick axe handle it goes on is stamped the the initials of a one of small councils that disappeared in 1974.
couple of axes:
Morris of Dunsford . Kent pattern. £20
Blacksmith made axe, £25 - mostly postage as heavy
Monitor Thermidor stove: works but needs a service - £15
sickle: 1956 WD issue, maker TBC: some surface rust, but sharp
Parasene 2pt kero pressure stove £20. In...
Hand made Herdwick wool jumper. Hand sheared,carded, spun and knitted. All natural colours. Very warm and hard wearing. £20
Genuine Utili-kilt -- model: Original. Size S 37- note this is not measured on normal trouser waist size.It works out about 34 - 38" waist, just too big for 32". £35...