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Six Hours On A Sunday:

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Bushcraft Gold! (Fatwood)

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Macpac Firesteel Review

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bussshcraft to me means

Started by Thomas Robin Hume in Bushcraft Philosophy. Last reply by Thomas Robin Hume on Sunday. 2 Replies

newbie

Started by Thomas Robin Hume in General Discussion. Last reply by Zebedy Apr 10. 1 Reply

ferrocerium rod set

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Thomas Robin Hume replied to Thomas Robin Hume's discussion bussshcraft to me means
"Hi , thanks for the like it's all of that with reallity at the top of the list learning some of the skills in isolation is much like learning a party trick to impress your friends sorry if I offend or seem very brutal but thats just my opinion…"
Sunday

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Fire 'n' feed

"In the end it was kawakawa tea, sausages and noodles."
Sunday

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Dave replied to Thomas Robin Hume's discussion bussshcraft to me means
"Cool discussion topic Rob. To me it means self reliance, thinking outside the box and tuning into reality."
Sunday

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Dave commented on Zebedy's photo
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Fire 'n' feed

"Cool bro. What's for dinner?"
Sunday

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Thomas Robin Hume replied to Ryan Johnson-Hunt's discussion Definition of "Bushcraft"
"Sorry about my abrupt reply  , survival ,  but since i have spent a lot of years " out there doing it " I have learned that survival must be foremost in the minds of all those who  venture over a stream /river that could…"
Saturday

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Thomas Robin Hume posted a discussion

bussshcraft to me means

survival against the odds  .. RobSee More
Friday

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Thomas Robin Hume replied to Ryan Johnson-Hunt's discussion Tempering Steel While Forging
"HI, all there has been some good stuff here about hardening and tempering most of it close to the mark some a little confused and even confusing but good stuff all together the mention of files , a lot of files now on the market  are not…"
Apr 12

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Thomas Robin Hume replied to Shelley Raskin's discussion Classic bushcraft knife New Zealand style
"Hi, talking sheaths  I saw a guy fall on his side on top of his knife with a less than substantial sheath the blade pierced the sheath and entered his leg it was less than pleasant  for him and his mates pretty serious really , from then…"
Apr 12

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Shelley Raskin replied to Shelley Raskin's discussion Classic bushcraft knife New Zealand style
"Gone a bit past this stage by now, went from file to a hand made 2 inch by 72 inch belt sander, made and sold maybe 50 knives by now, most in NZ by have also sold to customers in America too. its fun but time consuming too, also make sheaths, some…"
Apr 12

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Thomas Robin Hume replied to Shelley Raskin's discussion Classic bushcraft knife New Zealand style
"If you are going to have the blade  hardened and tempered by professionals then keeping it cool during shaping is not  a concern as any parts that have had the condition of the steel altered by heating will be restored by them as part of…"
Apr 12

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Thomas Robin Hume replied to Ray Saunders's discussion flint source
"Some one was asking about where to get  obsidian for knapping  in the north island and if i remember correctly  was being directed way up north  but Rotorua is closer and If you drive along state hiway 30  there is a place…"
Apr 12

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