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Using punk wood as a tinder | fungus as tinder | bushcraft | Kent | south east | London

Using punk wood as a tinder   Recently updated !

Using punk wood as a tinder is a great way to go about fire lighting.  Punk wood is what’s left of wood after a dry rot has been through it.  It’s one of those that you tend to find as you’re wandering around, often without deliberately trying to find it.  It will ignite with a […]


Bushcraft uses for hornbeam

Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus) is one of my favourite tree species, which is good because we have lots of it in our ancient woodland in Kent! Here’s a short video where I discuss some of the identification points for hornbeam and also some of the bushcraft uses for hornbeam. We take a walk around our woodland […]

bushcraft uses for hornbeam | outer barks as tinder | bushcraft | fire lighting | Kent | south east | London