Recently purchased an Elwell hatchet. The handle came broken.
I'm happy to replace it, gives me a small project. However I'm struggling to find a good replacement.
Seems that the faithful FAIHA16 would work fine. Although cant find any in stock.
The eye size looks to be around...
Just been given this old Martindale machete.
I restored an old SAW splitting axe over xmas. But this is a whole new ball game. Never replaced a handle before. Hoping this one will clean up.
Something cool to keep me entertained over lockdown.
Any tips or tricks would be appreciated
Was wondering if neatsfoot is OK for the thin leather helikon wood crafter gloves. I use is on my axe masks and sheaths.
I know it will darken them, but after one outing with them at the weekend. They have lost alot of colour anyways.
Cheers for the advice
Would like to ask a bit of advise. I've been using a regular silnylon tarp for a few years now, but soon as pandemic permits. I fancy going the more traditional route.
Browse bag, wool blankets and a canvas tarp.
Any of you done this old school camp, and could you recommend a...
So dipping my toes in to the vast ocean of foraging.
I got the forager handbook, Which seems great.
But now I'm after a similar book on mushrooms/fungi.
Pocket sized if possible.
Any suggestions would be great
So, for years I've been under the impression that more layers in ya kip system is better.
How wrong was I!
Had a bit of a hammock camp in the snow recently, normal set up. Hennesy deluxe DD under quilt and a carinthia defence 4.
Used this system around a dozen times with success. But at...