Spoonylicious! – How to make a spoon

Ever wondered where to start with making your own wooden spoon? JP show's us how. I managed to grab my self a couple of bits of spoon fodder this weekend, Ash, willow but in particular a piece of hawthor... Read More...
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What’s in a knife

Article By Johnny Walshe Choosing a knife to use while bushcrafting can be a very personal thing, with opinions held strongly by many as to the perfect knife, here we discuss some of the elements of knives an... Read More...

Wetterlings Large Hunting Axe

When it comes to axes bushcrafters tend to be a picky bunch, understandably, after all, we do use them for some very cool, but demanding stuff. So, when the opportunity came along to review a Wetterling axe we ... Read More...
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Review – Fallkniven F1

I have read thousands of gear reviews over the years, I have even made some purchases as a result of them. To me it is curious that we often shell-out our hard-earned cash on the say-so of a complete stranger w... Read More...
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Trangia Triangle

Review - Trangia Triangle By John Fenna I have used Trangia stoves in various forms for many years (remember the red ones? I do!) in more settings than I can hope to recall, but including snowy mountains, d... Read More...

Hultafors: New range of knives

Review of Hultafors knives by John Fenna I have recently had the opportunity to try out some of the new “Craftman’s” range of knives from the Swedish “Hultafors” company, more famous in bushcraft circles fo... Read More...

Fishing Hook Tutorial

Fishing Hook Tutorial by Patrick McGlinchey First published 14/02/2007 Fish is a fantastic source of protein and the seas and inland waters have always been harvested by mankind. When living in the wilds,... Read More...

Jompy Water Heaters

Review of the Jompy Water Heater by John Fenna The Jompy is a simply amazing water heater designed and patented by D Osborne of Troon, Scotland. Originally designed for use in developing countries wher... Read More...

The Science of Fire

The Science of Fire by British Red Part 1 Making Fire Ever wondered why if you blow on a candle it goes out, but when a blacksmith blows on a forge it gets hotter? Why when you light birch bark with a sp... Read More...
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Bowdrill – Fire by Friction

I spent a great morning practicing fire by friction and I have since decided to put this together in order to help those of us who are wanting to learn or are still trying. Although the winter isn't the normal ... Read More...