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Profile IconBushcraft satchel contents is the most popular photo to date

Bushcraft satchel contents

Contents of my satchel on a recent outing
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Profile IconMuka Extraction: A Tutorial is the most popular video to date

Muka Extraction: A Tutorial

A tutorial by Sam Rooney about extracting Fiber from Harakeke (NZ Flax) using traditional tools and methods
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Dave commented on reuben fellows's blog post FERRO RODS FOR SALE?
"Hi Reuben I would take a blank 120mm for around $20. I have a 150mm x 10mm and would like to have yours as a back up/replacement. These big ferro rods are brilliant."
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reuben fellows posted a blog post


Hi guys i have been on the hunt for a decent Ferro Rod for a while and have started looking at Ali Baba and am thinking of importing 50x 120mm x 10mm blanks and was wondering if people would be interested in buying them, i will be putting antler handles on them but could sell without the handle, if anyone was interested i would be looking at $30 for the polished antler handled ones and $20 for blank ones.please leave feedback guys n gals!cheers,RF.See More
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Hannes Engstenberg updated their profile
Oct 20, 2019

Dave posted a blog post

New Bushcraft Series From One Of The Best

Hi all. There is a new Youtube series on Beginning Woodscraft. It is called Woodscraft 101. The series is by a bushcrafter/woodsman from way back, Blackie Thomas. Blackie has been hunting and bushcrafting in the forests of the Southern USA, since he was a kid.This series is focused mainly on the beginner but he always has great learning for anyone. If you are trying to sift through the mountain of different information, options and opinions on what to buy and what to do, then this series will…See More
Oct 3, 2019

Jeff Cameron commented on Zebedy's group Knots and Pioneering
"Hey Zeb, I worked for my Father years ago in his Tree felling company in Wellington. 90% of the time I used a bowline of some configuration, running, on a bite slip etc. Has to be my favourite of all time. I had a few occasions where we had to drop…"
Aug 22, 2019

Jeff Cameron replied to Lorne Davies's discussion Where to buy 550 paracord?
"I have seen it on aliexpress"
Aug 22, 2019

Zebedy commented on Jeff Cameron's blog post Char cloth
"Awesome stuff! I have also made char cloth before, it's great for flint and steel... I just need to get some flint. :)"
Aug 22, 2019

Jeff Cameron commented on Jeff Cameron's blog post Char cloth
"An update to this. I took one of my boys camping a few days after making the char cloth. It was in the Hunuas, There had been a LOT of rain and we had constant showers but I showed boy how to gather materials to make a birds nest bundle. We then…"
Aug 22, 2019



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