Chris Eckford
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  • Auckland
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What part of the country are you based?
Auckland Region
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What are your interests?
Firecraft, Tracking, Primitive skills, Navigation skills, Shelter building, Flintknapping, Survival skills, Archery, Crafts, Plant identification, Hunting/trapping, Tramping

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Primitive Arrow

Posted on October 16, 2012 at 15:30 2 Comments

I wanted to make a gift for someone who I know has done a bunch of archery, so what better gift than a couple of primitive arrows, with a pair of those jade tips I made the other day? First I had to make the shafts:…


Building a Buck Saw

Posted on October 8, 2012 at 17:57 1 Comment

April 2011



Went back to the big smoke to vist me ol' ma.

Had this idea fresh in my mind, just couldnt silence the voice in my head that said "make it...c'mon...maaaaake iiiitt"

So I made it. The yellow goopy looking stuff is wood glue. Picture should be pretty self explainatory. This thing rips through firewood like there's no tomorrow, and fits on the outside of your pack like a glove.

Blade cost 5 bucks from Mitre10 Mega

Wood cost…


Bush Canoe

Posted on October 8, 2012 at 17:34 3 Comments

September 2009

Lake Waikareiti, North Island…


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