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    Sources of decent hatchet/ axe handles

    Morning all I find I'm in need of a couple of decent handles, one for my small axe and one for a hatchet. I'd like something of the same good quality that carried the axe and hatchet through the last 10 years of my ownership and probably some time before that! Any recommendations for a source...
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    Forging/ blacksmithing book recommendations

    Evening all. I've finally got a bit of time to engage in a bit of experimentation! I really would like to have a go at making a blade using primitive techniques. Could any of you point me towards any useful books, blogs or YouTube videos which might cover things like making a home forge...
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    Wanted Wanted: crossbow

    Evening all Looking for a crossbow, anything considered Cheers all j Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Anyone in touch with Bilmo?

    Evening all. Is anyone in touch with Mr Bilmo? Need to catch up but have lost touch since my move onto a narrowboat...has made keeping in touch tricky! Cheers all j Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Still my favourite knife

    Over the last few years I've had all sorts of knifes, some expensive, some not so...in truth most of them have ended tucked up in a drawer somewhere. Somehow this little knife always finds its way to the workbench where I need it, or is to hand where it should be. It's not pretty, it's not...
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    Custom canvas tarp help wanted

    Hi guys I've recently bought a narrowboat and need a heavy rectangular canvas cover base fir the front with some eyelets in...needs to be robust...anyone know someone who may get be able to make one for me? Cheers j Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Wanted coleman 442 stove for spares or repairs

    Hi all Following on from my thread on repairing my old 442 I now find that I am in need of several bits and pieces to sort it out. I love my stove and would like to see it up and running again, or at least be using one again made up from some of the bits! If you have a stove, working or not...
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    Saunders dalomite...anyone have any info?

    Evening all...after a plea in the classifieds I am now the happy owner of a Saunders dalomite. I'd really like to know more about it but the internet and google have failed me! Does anyone have any knowledge that they could pass on in relation to it? Many thanks j Sent from my iPhone using...
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    HELP!..Fixing a leaking Coleman stove

    Evening all. I've been in the garage tinkering today and went to make myself a coffee of the old Coleman (exponent?) petrol stove and couldn't stop the blummin thing from leaking fuel everywhere. Seems to be coming from the control lever ( see below)...any thoughts?...I was thinking some kind of...
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    Canvas Swedish (m39?) question

    Whilst having a tidy up happened across this bag I bought some time ago...very comfy but I've always been puzzled by the metal hooks on the side...what are they for?...hanging stuff off maybe?...not sure...anyone else know? Cheers j Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Wanted lightweight 2/3 person tent

    Hi all I think I've been too specific asking for a Saunders tent! I need a lightweight 2/3 person tent for a bit of hiking in the summer, anything considered just needs to be light enough to be spilt between two people. Cheers j Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Wanted Robert Saunders tent

    Hi all Does anyone have one sitting around? Let me know if you do as I'd like one for the summer Cheers j Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Wanted: GPS unit

    Hi all Am due to go out on a trip with a load of students and my gps has died...anyone have one that's sitting in a drawer getting dusty? If so let me know Cheers all j Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Traditional canvas roll bag pattern?

    Morning all. Some time ago I saw somewhere a pattern for a basic traditional canvas roll bag, similar to that which you'd use for a swag bag but for Carrying all your bits and pieces. From memory it had simple straps sewn in at either (rolled up) end which went over the shoulder and around the...
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    Little caravan up for swaps!

    I'm in the process of downsizing my life and have decided that the time has come to move my little caravan on. It sleeps 2 adults and a child comfortably, but I've mainly used it as somewhere quiet to sit and as a spare room for visitors. The outside needs a clean, it's looking a bit shabby but...
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    Condor knife (kephart, Hudson, golok etc)

    Hi all, am looking for a used condor, preferably a kephart, Hudson Bay or pack golok although anything considered. Happy to do a bit of work on it Cheers j Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Recommend group cooking pots

    Hi all I'm looking add to my campfire cooking with some bigger pots suitable for cooking for groups of 10+. I have cast iron stuff but fancied something a bit lighter, enamelled maybe? I've seen large enamelled pots somewhere, probably on a campfire! Has anyone got any good recommendations...
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    Cheap wenger pocket knives at tesco-£10 off!

    Hi guys Just seen this offer, looks like a bit of s bargain- get them quick though...
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    Can anyone recommend a leather worker

    Evening all. I'm in need of a leather worker to make me a strap for my pocket watch like this one: The ones you buy are for mens watches, I have a smaller woman's pocket watch that I'd prefer to use although it seems no one makes straps that'll fit these! Any suggestions appreciated J...
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    Wanted: Ablett knife

    Hi guys. I'm after an Ablett folder- if anyone has one sitting in a drawer somewhere could you drop me a line? Cheers all j Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk