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making 2 ply reverse twist cordage from lime bast

Making 2 ply reverse twist cordage from lime bast

Check out this short video of Bob making 2 ply reverse twist cordage from lime bast.  I’ve written a post previoulsy that shows you how to prepare the fibres, here we show you how to turn those fibres into cordage. We make natural cordage on our Cordage & Containers day as well as on our IOL Bushcraft Course and 5 […]


Making a bed for a debris shelter

When we teach debris shelters we always make a big deal about the importance of getting off the floor.  It’s incredibly important to get get something between you and the ground as the ground will literally suck the heat  right out of you.  So here’s a video of Peter making a bed for a debris […]

making a bed for a debris shelter | bushcraft | Kent | London | south east

how to make a feather stick | bushcraft | Kent | London | south east

How to make a feather stick

Feather sticks are a useful addition to your bushcraft skillset, especially when it’s difficult to find other sources of dry tinder.  In this video Bob ably demonstrates how to make a feather stick. There are a few variations to make a feather stick, check out this post to see some of them. We teach how […]


Finding haws in the hedgerow

We ran one of our 1 Day Foraging Courses at the weekend and found lots of haws in the hedgerow.  I’ve written previously about hawthorn in this post and I’ve also included its berries, haws, in this post on edible berries.  In this video I talk about eating the flowers in the spring and making […]

fruit and nuts | foraging | Kent | south east | London

splitting wood with an axe | bushcraft | Kent | south east | London | axe skills | axe courses | axe workshop

Splitting wood with an axe

Take a look at this short video where I demonstrate splitting wood with an axe, firstly using a stump to split onto and secondly splitting a piece of wood on the ground.  This video can be viewed in conjunction with this post that describes various splitting techniques (written 5 years ago, where does the time […]