Foraging.

Introduction. It’s now October 2019. The years tend to fly by as we get older.  Life has become a little more stressful.  Each of us are juggling busy lives that often conspire to sever our connection with the natural world.  It often feels like there is a constant conflict between our commitments to our family…

Garmin Fenix 5s

Introduction There are a vast range of wearable technology products on the market these days.  From fitness monitors to GPS navigation tools etc.  Many of us involved in Bushcraft and other outdoor activities like to monitor our performance and log routes etc.  It is interesting to look back at previous routes we have paddled or…

Pfeil Scorp Review.

Price £28.74 plus shipping from Classic Hand tools. Introduction Carving using traditional tools is an incredibly rewarding pastime.  You are able to develop a real relationship with wood that using power tools doesn’t allow.  I enjoy carving Kuksa and bowls from greenwood.  So when asked what I wanted for my birthday I asked for a…

Tumpline Tutorial.

Making cordage from natural materials is a fundamental bushcraft skill; attend any basic bushcraft course and the chances are you’ll learn how to turn such as nettles or willow bark into lengths of string. However having learnt this new skill you’re faced with the question of what use it can be put to other than…