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How to make a buck saw

I’ve written about bow saws previously and discussed their benefits and drawbacks, one of which is portability.  One solution to this portability issue is to make your own bow saw as you go, often refered to as a buck saw.  Here’s a method to make your own buck saw.  It involves some knife work so […]

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Downy flower heads

This article on downy flower heads was originally published in The Bushcraft Journal issue 17 published in October 2017. Tinders After looking at various methods of ignition I want to turn my attention to tinders.  And just like different ways of lighting a fire, this is another big topic and it’s had me wondering where to start. […]


2018 end of season sale

We have a very few places left on 2018 courses and because we’d like to fill them, we’re offering those remaining 2018 places at half price.  So what are you waiting for, grab yourself a bargain, enhance your bushcraft skillset and have a great time.  Simply use this code at checkout: 2018HALFPRICE Places are available […]


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Kit for a weekend bushcraft trip

Last weekend we ran our Applied Bushcraft course, and instead of being based at our normal camp we based ourselves at two separate woodland locations and carried all of our kit with us.  And so whilst I’ve long held off doing a ‘here’s my kit’ post, mostly because there’re so many out there already, I’m doing one […]