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    mineral oil on wooden spoons?!

    just beeswax everything you own and your good to go...
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    Suitable magnifying glass for fire starting?

    X2 on using as dark a tinder as you can find.. Charred wood/charcoal bits from a campfire works well or the standard char cloth once glowing red I like to use dry grass to get a flame going...
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    Suitable magnifying glass for fire starting?

    I find they work just as good as any lens does maybe even better I use a sheet 8x11 inches and it really works like crazy I have some as small as credit card size and they also work great... they are so thin you can always find someplace to slip it in the large ones I have at the back of my...
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    Suitable magnifying glass for fire starting?

    Get a Fresnel lens cheep/light weight/large and small or cut down a large one to fit size wise where you want...
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    Gorse / Dandelion Wine ( Semi drinkable libations. )

    Rhubarb wine is on my list of things to try this coming year. Making wine is a fun project I make small batches from 2 Liters to 2 Gal for test runs once I find something that works/tastes good then its 5 gal batches my apple wine is awesome but the best ever was blackberry wine all out now but...
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    Candle making

    I guess one could even make a mold by splitting a bit of wood and hollowing it out put it back together ‎tying it up and put in wick and then melted wax I may give that a go right now I am using one of those tea candles for emergency fire starting and to wax thread for field repairs..
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    Bushcraft diary

    On my 7th notebook/journal goes like this things I want to do, things I am doing, things I have done, well thats pretty much it... And yes I have gone back to look things up the memory is not as sharp as it once was after 60 years of this bushcraft stuff... Still find it interesting always...
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    Candle making

    I intend on making some birch and pine tar this summer this adding it to home made candles sounds great thanks for the idea...
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    Survival Skills without camping?

    Well like anything if you dont get out their and practice the skills you are going to be in a real world of hurt when the time comes for real dont be one of the sheople is all I can tell you...
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    Killing Ticks on Clothes - tumble dryer

    Permethrin spray is the only way I know that kills tic's
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    Removing Baked Soot from Stainless Steel

    if it bothers you that much throw it out and get a new one after every use.... Really!!!! is this an ADHD thing or is this a millennial living in a sterilized bubble thing? I just want to know is all...
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    Spoon Auger

    getting one made for you is about the only way to acquire one I think I have never seen one have been looking for one for ages..
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    Looking for veg ray mears cooked and put on bread

    found it 27.13 into vid
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    Looking for veg ray mears cooked and put on bread

    OK im going bug eyed watching vids trying to find the recipe/Vid of where he cooked a bunch of veggies and put them on bread anyone know or have a link to the youtube vid I want to give it a go for myself.
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    What's your favourite compass?

    OH Please let me know why one would need a compass living in the UK or the EU hell you just need to walk for 15 min and your at a pub and that was 40 years ago now.. Now in the middle of nowhere that's anyplace out of the UK or EU and you have seen a map of the area your going too you can then...
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    Comparing Cooking Fuels

    x2 janne __________________________________ Nomad Survival Community
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    Fillboll a bowl scraper what did it look like?

    Now those look like useful items that may be what they looked like thanks crosslandkelly
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    Fillboll a bowl scraper what did it look like?

    Sorry I think things have been a bit construed my bad for poor explanation. it was for scraping out the inside of a large bowl of food scraps much like a spatula is used today to scrape out lets say sauces and such out of the bowl...
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    Fillboll a bowl scraper what did it look like?

    Something like the item in the second link in wood? I think but is that what they looked like/used in the 1500's that is what I am having troubles pinning down. I have seen someones rendition of what they thought it was but it was like a bent stick that fit the inside curve of a large bowl now...
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    Fillboll a bowl scraper what did it look like?

    I am trying to find out what a Fillboll looks like from the 1500's time period all I know is that it was used as a bowl scraper back then I just wanted to see if anyone on your side of the pond knows what one looks like or the design of it just something I want to find out is all thanks in...