Bushcraft Courses


Trialling our new woodland kiln

Last year we played around with a few designs for a woodland kiln to use on our Woodland Pottery Courses.  We tried different dimensions, different chimneys, different appertures to feed in fuel and probably other things I’ve forgotten now!  Some were definitely better than others and eventually we found a design that worked well and […]

Trialling our new woodland kiln | woodland pottery | Kent

Getting the most out of your fire steel

Whilst I’ve previously written about fire steels in this post from 2017, we’ve put together a 10 minute video showing how to go about getting the most out of your fire steel.  It includes demonstrations of the push forward method, the thumb push and the pull back methods as well as a couple of techniques […]

Getting the most out of your fire steel fire steels

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 […]