I'm tweaking my kit at the moment not so much in terms of weight but more size to fit into cycling bags. My current hammocks I made years ago and they have (and still are) served me well but they are quite bulky. I was looking at the Alpkit Mora hammock but Sarge mentioned the Sea to Summit...
Some of you will know Keith Beaney from the ground art he produces at the BushMoot. If you've not met him he is a great guy and has asked us to post this to promote his GoFundMe page he has created while he fights prostate cancer.
If you're able to help him please look here...
So I've been talking to Mary (Toddy) for the past few weeks about making a cloak. The thought started off with our local school doing a world book day character fancy dress so I thought I quite fancied something from LOTR. Then I thought that actually I wanted something for sitting around the...
A couple of moots ago we spent some time filming different people and topics. This is the first in a series of videos we're going to be posting over the coming weeks.
The Mini Bow making vidoes are over 4 episodes. Let us know what you think.
Thanks to Wayne of Forest Knights for the filming.
I've got a surplus of pallet wood that I've split and is currently in my shed. I'm looking at building a Wannigan to keep my dutch ovens and cooking kit but I nee inspiration.
So as the title says... Show my your Wannigan's.
We often try to make some of our Christmas presents each year, partly for cost but also I think it's nice to have that personal touch. I'm currently working on a set of Cherry teaspoons and a ladle but what other ideas suggestions have you got. Pictures welcome :D
is there something strangely therapeutic about walking in the woods at night in torrential rain wearing decent kit and knowing you're completely dry?
Just got back in from a nice walk with the dog and thoroughly enjoyed it.
A friend of mine had some woodland in the New Forest. They felled an ash tree the other day and found it to be completely hollow all the way up. It looks like some Ivy has grown up through the middle and then rotted out leaving a holly up the length of the tree. I'm going to nab a few sections...
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We're going to be posting in the main forums soon about some future updates that we're currently in the process of setting up for BushcraftUK.
BCUK is currently running on a system called vBulletin which is rapidly becoming outdated, unfortunately recent version of VB are not fit for...