Jelena Middleton
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First slingshot!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mr.J Dec 2, 2012. 13 Replies

Hi everyone,here's my first slingshot, made by me and a friend. I found the fork, my friend de-barked and sanded it, then I attached the rubbers and pouch using dental floss and rubber bands. Joe, I…Continue

Catapult elastic?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adrian Hamilton Dec 19, 2013. 3 Replies

Hi everyone,I'm trying to find some suitable catapult elastic. I'm currently using two strips of inner tube, which work passably, but they're hardly powerful. I've done some research, and it seems…Continue

Tools best suited for the NZ bush.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jelena Middleton Oct 20, 2012. 3 Replies

Hello everyone,What tool/s are best suited for the New Zealand bush?For example, people recommend an axe and knife in places like the canadian woods, the machete in the rainforest/jungle, the saw for…Continue

Wood for spoon carving.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jelena Middleton Oct 17, 2012. 6 Replies

Hi everyone,I'd like to make a spoon, but I don't know what woods are suitable. I know that you can use apple, pear and beech, but I haven't seen any of those trees around. Well, I haven't seen any…Continue


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What part of the country are you based?
Auckland Region
Town/City where you are based
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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At 17:15 on November 2, 2012,
Wing Szeto

Hey Jelena thanks for the welcome, much appreciated!

At 8:00 on October 17, 2012,
Peter Bell

Hi Jelena. Thanks for the welcome, nice to find a group of likeminded people.

At 2:44 on October 3, 2012,

Jelena. Thanks for the greeting!

This looks like a neat group here. :)

At 15:12 on August 28, 2012,
Shaun Jordan

Hey thanks glad to have found the site plenty here to learn, and good people to meet.

At 21:24 on February 1, 2012,
Jeff Cameron

howdy Jelena!


Hope you enjoy the site, theres lots to read and watch.



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