"There were caves, but fairly high up - the rock was fairly crumbly, so an unwise venture. One of the few places on earth I have been where you can feel how ancient it is - sounds hocus pocus until you stand there in person."
"Thanks very much for this! An African version of the deadfall trap was taught to me as a child by some maShona friends that had a lot of influence on my love of bushcraft. I have forgotten that version, but will give this one a go."
"Apologies for the delay in replying, work is seriously cutting into my leisure time! you can elevate the file with a few pieces of scrap metal, but have enough to prevent the file from sagging from heat. keep the fire going for as long as…"
"place your file in the fire in a that that is elevated from the floor of your forge. You could try feeding the fire a few times and let it die with the file still in it. I did it in my fire box for the duration of the evening and left it there after…"
The knife that I use the most, is a modified Cold Steel Khukri. Second is a small bird knife I made out of an old industrial hacksaw blade. The Khukri serves as a general construction/ destruction…"