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    F1, I would rather watch paint dry!!

    I doubt that I am the only one, but I find F1 potentially the most boring thing in the world. Now normally with my work I am away and am not subjected to this total travesty of Television Broadcasting, but I have been home for a while and I have to say that I would rather set fire to my head...
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    ABF Charity Day

    The Armed Forces Benevolent Fund charity day hosted by Footsteps of Discovery will now be held on the 1st of October 2016. For more details about the event please contact Spanner.
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    Article: "Cooking With Seaweed 101+ ways" by Marcus Harrison

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    Review of "Cooking With Seaweed 101+ ways" by Marcus Harrison

    For those of you that didn't know Marcus has been broadening his horizons. I have just started reading Marcus Harrison's latest offering. "Cooking With Seaweed: 101+ways." I like the fact that it's small, just 136 pages including the recipe index at the back :D I have liked seaweed as a food...
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    Article: 101 Uses for Stinging Nettles

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    Cornish RV 3rd to the 6the April

    Hi Folks, I don't get to a lot of meetups due to work commitments, but I do get to the RV because of work (like a few others on here), I was just wondering who else from BCUK is likely to be at the RV this year?
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    101 Uses for Stinging Nettles

    101 Uses for Stinging Nettles by Piers Warren. This is the second of two books that I was recently given for my Birthday, both books were cheap and cheerful costing only £5.95 delivered with Amazon Prime. Just to clear up any confusion this book is not a series of tutorials, there are a few...
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    British Native Trees

    British Native Trees Their Past and Present Uses; including a guide to burning wood at home. By Piers Warren. I was recently bought this book for my Birthday, I had seen it and expressed an interest. I do enjoy carving, but do far too little of it and although I have a fair amount of...
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    Anyone going to the Cornish RV?

    I've been going to this for a long time now and it's always a nice event, just wondering if anyone else will be going this year?
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    This is a prime whinge. Why??? Well it's quite simple, City-Link are quite useless. I have had a lot of kit delivered over the past few years by them, a lot on next day delivery and they don't and have never managed to actually deliver on time. Apart from having a delivery time of from 0730 -...
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    Possibles Pouch

    Wet formed Dk Brown Possibles pouch, made from 2.5 - 3mm (6 - 7 ounce) Veg tanned leather. Brass fittings. The Belt loops are 1 inch wide and will take a 62.5mm belt strap (2.5 inch for us oldies). It has been stitched with black tiger thread (0.8 mm synthetic braid). Internal dimensions are...
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    Guy Stainthorp knives

    Earlier this year I contacted Guy Stainthorp about making a knife (Chris Claycomb had suggested him and that's a good reccomendation to follow IMHO), I originally asked about blade blanks, well you’ll never know if you don’t ask, before being politely informed that he...
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    Big thumbs up for Endicott's

    Recently I have had occasion to use Endicott's again. On both occasions I have required things in a hurry and on both occasions Kev at Endicott's has had the kit to me in record time. A big thumbs up to Kev and a big thanks for probably the speediest and most efficient service that I have...
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    Happy Birthday

    Happy Birthday to Bigman and all those who have birthdays today:)
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    Birthday and Christmas Presents

    Hi folks it's been a while since I could really post much as I have been away, but I turned 40 last year just before Christmas and as a treat was taken abroad. We went to Tallinn in Estonia. Here are a few pics. This was me in Tammsaare Park on the outskirts of the Old Town, it was only minus...
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    Urban Foraging Guide

    I was having a dig around the other day through the booklets and reading material on Wild Food (I am trying to brush up on the wild food side of life), I noticed that there were a couple of guides that I know of, but have not as yet got, anyway this gave me cause to head on over to Wild Food...
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    Dark Brown Possibles pouch with Sam Brown Stud

    Here you go, this is another possibles pouch that uses a Sam Browne Stud as a closure. Internal measurement of 6 x 7 x 2 inches (150mm x 175mm x 50mm). Sorry about the photo's as I know it's not the best background in the world:rolleyes: I would like £55 for this, this includes Paypal fees...
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    Possibles Pouch with leather closure.

    Having now finished and waxed this one to my liking it's up for grabs. Pictures as a reminder or for people that didn't see the other thread. Well that's the front, this is the side. Specs are 7 (width) x 6 (height) x 2.5 (deep) inches, the leather is veg tan, the face, back and hood are...
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    Save Clam Bridge

    I don't know how many of you have ever walked the Bovey Valley on the edge of Dartmoor, but My brother and I were absolutely horrified the other week when we went for a wander. Neil and I have been walking the valley for years and in all weather conditions at all times of year, nearly every...
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    Leather closures

    I remember last year chatting with British Red about possibles pouches and closures, specifically all leather types. So recently I got off my behind and made a few changes to my design for a possibles bag / cartridge bag. Of course the major change is size, but beyond that this is the same...