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An old putty knife

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bea Dupuis Aug 21, 2018. 1 Reply

So I watched the video that Terry smith put up on making a knife from an old putty knife. You can find the video …Continue

Tags: knifemaking, knives

Figure 4 deadfall

Started Apr 21, 2018 0 Replies

I made my first one of these this morning.It would be a great help in a survival situatuon to get a source of meat.Has anyone else made one of these?…Continue

PVC sheath

Started Apr 6, 2018 0 Replies

Thanks to Brett for the idea.It used to be kept in a block of polystyrene and since I want to start using it and taking it out I thought a 'proper' sheath was in order.It's not perfect and I still…Continue

Tinder

Started this discussion. Last reply by Zebedy Dec 11, 2017. 6 Replies

So summer is here and around my place I have been finding bits of white fluffy stuff and have no idea what it is. It's not cotton I know that much.…Continue

 

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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…"
Wednesday

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Zebedy commented on Dave's blog post How To Find Wild Foods In NZ Bush
"Haha, no need, I just enjoy your content and seeing another kiwi getting out in the bush."
Jul 19

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Zebedy commented on Dave's blog post How To Find Wild Foods In NZ Bush
"Dave's videos are truly awesome, he has lots of great information. Keep it up bro"
Jul 17

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Knots and Pioneering

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Jul 16

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Zebedy replied to Zebedy's discussion Favourite camp food/meal?
"Ooo nice that sounds good"
Jan 26

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Cody replied to Zebedy's discussion Favourite camp food/meal?
"I like a good camp oven stew if a camp oven can be taken of course other wise in a billy tin!"
Jan 26

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Zebedy replied to Thomas Mohi's discussion Introduction and Question!!
"Welcome to the forum Thomas! I have had no experience with mending holes but you might find this helpful. https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/sep/22/how-to-mend-moth-holes Good luck"
Jan 8

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Zebedy replied to Glenn Pearce's discussion Introduction
"Hey Glenn, Welcome to BCNZ! The DOC (Department of conservation) website has heaps of information on different tramps and tracks available throughout NZ. This LINK should tell you all you need to know about lighting fires on DOC land.…"
Dec 1, 2018

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Bea Dupuis replied to Zebedy's discussion An old putty knife
"thanks for sharing the video.. here you can find suitable knife sharpener for old putty knife"
Aug 21, 2018

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Terry Smith joined Zebedy's group
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Zebedy commented on Matthieu's blog post Super cat / fancy feast stove issues
"Sorry mate, I haven't made one of those stoves and know little about them, hopefully, someone else will be able to help you out. Best of luck, Keep trying."
Aug 7, 2018

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Zebedy replied to hans's discussion Knive law in new zealand
"I'm no expert and have not looked at our laws with great detail but I do believe that spring-loaded knives are illegal over here. Your maxpedition knife with the thumb stud appears similar to a folder that I have. I can also open it…"
Jul 29, 2018

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What part of the country are you based?
Waikato
Town/City where you are based
Te Awamutu
What are your interests?
Firecraft, Tracking, Primitive skills, Navigation skills, Shelter building, Survival skills, Archery, Crafts, Plant identification, Hunting/trapping, Tramping

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Bushcraft Gold! (Fatwood)

Posted on January 12, 2018 at 17:16 2 Comments

This morning I watched Black Stump NZ Bushcraft & Survival's video on Finding & harvesting fatwood.

I've been meaning to go out and find/gather some fatwood since reading about it on here, and after watching his video I really wanted to find some.

I went down on the neighbours farm to a small clump of pine trees, I knew there were also a few fallen down ones.

Instead of…

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Macpac Firesteel Review

Posted on January 9, 2018 at 19:27 2 Comments

For Christmas my sister got me a Macpac Firesteel.

I tested it out today and I thought I would do a review on it.

Pros:

  • Throws a decent spark (When Compared with a light my fire firesteel)
  • Bright colour
  • Included striker
  • Included lanyard

Cons:

  • Only one size (The size is decent but a larger…
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Out in the bush and a neat little find

Posted on December 9, 2017 at 16:44 2 Comments

Had a good few hours out in the bush today.

Worked on my shelter that I am hopefully going to do a few overnighters in soon.

I was walking through the bush, looking for some suitable dead branches when I came across this…

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My Fällkniven F1

Posted on November 5, 2017 at 15:44 6 Comments

My Fällkniven F1 came in the post yesterday and I've spent the last few hours today testing and trying it out. So far I am pleased with the results.

One of the only problems that I have is that the the button clasp is a bit…

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At 19:18 on January 23, 2018,
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Zebedy
said…
Noice, always good to see people getting in to bushcraft and stuff. I think there are a few good bush locations around Auckland. Check out the bushcraft map of NZ. (Go to the home drop down menu and you'll find it there)
At 14:06 on January 23, 2018,
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Mikha
said…

Good to be here. I'm a wannabe rookie bushcrafter and have been wondering which location would best suite myself and a few friends for our first time. We live in Auckland

At 22:13 on November 14, 2017,
Newbie
Michael Reid
said…

Thanks very much. I'm a complete newbie looking to get out and about. Living in Upper Hutt, watching lots of youtube videos and starting to gear up. Looking forward to learning from people =)

 
 
 

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