A plaited bark strap


We make woven and folded containers on our Cordage & Containers day and sometimes we have a little left over.  This was the case on our last such course back in June and whilst the bark had dried out it became more than pliable enough to make a plaited bark strap after soaking for a short time.  In this case we’ve used it as a strap for a folded bark container, but equally it would work as a strap for all manner of items. 

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Lead Instructor at Jack Raven Bushcraft, teaching bushcraft, wilderness and survival skills to groups and individuals.

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