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Post image for Old vs New – A Quest For The Quickest

James Bath often wondered if power tools were actually quicker than hand tools when felling and chopping logs. So he set up a completely unofficial and absolutely scientifically useless experiment to find the answer! Incorporating this into a family ‘wooding’ day justified this firewood production exercise… Read more...

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Post image for My Knife: The Kellam Wolverine

One of the things I like about bushcraft is that many aspects of subject involve the use of tools. And I like tools. Most of the tools used in bushcraft tend to be cutting tools; knives, axes and saws being the main ones but others such as billhooks and adzes are also quite popular. Most […] Read more...

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Post image for Bushcraft on a Budget: All the Kit You Need for Less Than £100

These days getting kitted out for camping in the woods can appear dauntingly expensive. There’s a lot of pricey ‘bushcraft kit’ for sale but in reality you don’t need much equipment to get started with learning bushcraft skills. A knife, saw and fireflash is all you really need. But a beginner needs more than this […] Read more...

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Post image for Getting Started with Bushcraft: Debunking the Kit Myth

There’s no such thing as bushcraft equipment. There’s bushcraft. And there’s equipment. At the heart of bushcraft is a study of nature and the resources she can provide. Some resources are obvious and don’t take much skill or knowledge to access; making the most of other resources requires a large knowledge (e.g. fungi) or a […] Read more...

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