Review: Armory Jacket from 5.11

The “Armory Jacket” is 5.11's new “casually smart” styled top of an almost classic design, made from a 60% cotton 40% polyester fleece fabric to give a good blend of warmth, toughness and practicality. The jacket has a full front opening with a single-ended... Read More...
Easy Hammock XL

Review: Easy Hammock XL

Review by Lucas Payton Hammocking is becoming a very popular alternative to using a tent for camping. The appeal comes from the ability to easily find a place to set up camp in areas where no flat ground is... Read More...

Review: 5.11 Sidewinder Shirt

Over the latest spell of colder weather, I have been trying out one of the “Sidewinder Flannel Shirt” new additions to the range of excellent shirts from 5.11. This “smart casual” shirt is made from a 6.43oz... Read More...

Review: 5.11 Stonecutter Pants (Trousers)

I like 5.11 gear as I find it tough, durable, comfortable and with useful features, so when I saw that their new “Stonecutter” tactical trousers were advertised as their “most durable” I was intrigued, to say the least. Made from a 67% Polyester/33% cotton,... Read More...

Casstrom: Spoon carving knife set

I carve quite a few spoons and have tried various spoon carving knives from hand-made custom models to the mass-produced and more commonly available ones … with mixed results. Over the past couple of months ... Read More...

How To Make A Shave Horse

How To Make A Shave Horse by Eric Methven Previously published 14/03/2007 I know a lot of you are interested in woodcraft - by that I mean working green wood that you have harvested from the woods and forests. Although seasoned wood can be used, it is muc... Read More...

OvaEasy Egg Crystals – Review

Introduction This is a review of the OvaEasy Egg Crystals. The review is slightly different in as much as I experimented on my children, I know, that's a bad start but I figured it was the most effective way o... Read More...

Making Charcloth

A great little article from Mad Dave showing just how simple it is to make some charcloth... Hi Dudes and Dudesses This tutorial is just a quick one on making charcloth as I was making some today and the camera was handy, so I thought it may be of some u... Read More...

Pathfinder cookset

I have been a fan of the crusader cooking system for quite some time, so when I saw this system I was intrigued. After a bit of thinking about it, and once all the additional bits came into stock at Heinnie, I... Read More...