Knives


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 […]

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

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 […]

bushcraft, swedish, spoon, carving

bushcraft club 2019 | Ashford | Canterbury | Kent

A weekend bushcraft course

This video was taken on our 2 Day Bushcraft Course in April 2019.  It was a bit of a chilly weekend, as you can see from us all wearing hats and scarves!  But we still packed a bunch of stuff in, including knife safety and cutting techniques, fire lighting, cordage, foraging, tarps & hammocks, knife […]


Knife strokes

Hopefully you’ve already taken a look at this post on knife safety, so now to look at different knife strokes, or cuts.  It’s important to know what knife stroke to use and when so that you can work safely, efficiently and effectively. First up are a couple of power strokes; these are strokes that I […]

knife strokes | knife cuts | knife skills | south east | Kent | London

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Bushcraft Tools 1

On our last Carving course Miles, one of the participants, asked me if I could send a list of the various tools that we’d been using over the weekend.  Instead I thought I’d write a post covering some of the bushcraft tools we use on a regular basis. This first photo below shows the tools that I carry […]