Tag Archives: bushcraft

Quinzhee Snow Shelter

Winter is here. For some of you it is here with real gusto.  Growing up in Missouri and being sent out to ‘play’ no matter what the weather or who was around I learned a lot about how to entertain … Continue reading

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“Make yourself a wool bush shirt” my article on ‘The Bushcraft Magazine’!

Originally posted on Wild Tuscany Bushcraft:
One of my dreams  comes true! Last month I’ve written a tutorial on making a wool bush shirt and this article… has been published in the Autumn issue of “The Bushcraft Magazine“!!! Here are two shots…

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Don’t be afraid, sharpen your knives!

Talk about convergent timing … It seems that Paul Sellars was reading my mind when he put up another useful video early today. This is a bit of a ramble I’ve been pecking around on for a while now.  Sometime … Continue reading

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A Nice Pack Basket

If you know me at all you know that I am interested in pack baskets.  Because of this, they catch my eye when I’m browsing historic images.  I could find no information whatsoever about this one.  I suspect maybe Tibet … Continue reading

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Revisiting the Bowyer’s Craft

Tracking the process for creating the ancient and venerable flat bow; a complex hunting tool from five continents. This is a very brief overview of a process that takes many bows to master. I can honestly say that bow-making was … Continue reading

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