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Inner barks as tinder

Originally published in Issue 18 of The Bushcraft Journal, this article compliments other posts on this blog around natural tinders. Inner barks In this issue I want to continue with tinders, this time looking at inner barks.  In the last issue I discussed downy flower heads, which are largely seasonal in nature.  This isn’t the […]

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33% off bushcraft courses in our Christmas Sale 2018!!!

  We’re delighted to once again be running a Christmas sale.  Grab a unique and unforgettable Christmas gift for a loved one, or even treat yourself!  This great offer lasts for the whole of December 2018. Bushcraft Courses Get a huge 33% off any of our 2019 bushcraft courses; simply use this code at checkout: 33%OFFXMAS2018 […]


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 […]