carving


How to prune a tree so that it can heal afterwards

I’ve written previously about pruning cuts in this post but as we were gathering some hazel today we took the opportunity to make a short video.  As responsible bushcrafters it’s imperative that we do everything we can to conserve and preserve the environment that we all enjoy so much.  And that includes little things such […]

How to prune a tree so that it can heal afterwards | one handed pot hanger

nordic crafts course | forge & fire | fire steel | flint & steel | Kent | London | south east

A video from our Nordic Crafts course

We took this short video on our Nordic Crafts course.  It was a bit blowy on the Saturday but much calmer on Sunday.  What a unique opportunity to make your very own Viking style knife in a pit forge, complete with leather sheath as well as learn Swedish axe and knife carving techniques to carve […]


A short video from a Spoon Carving day

This video was taken on our Spoon Carving day course in May 2019.  It was a beautiful day and the sun shone on us throughout.  During the day we looked at knife and axe safety, use and maintenance as well as a variety of carving tools.  We also covered different cutting techniques as well as […]

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pruning cuts | bushcraft | south east | London | Kent

Pruning cuts 1

An often recited mantra in bushcraft is that the more you know the less you have to carry.  The flip side of this, of course, is that the less you carry the more you have to make.  Often the things I find myself making require greenwood and so need to be pruned from a live […]