October 2012 Blog Posts (4)

lake trip

Went on the trip I talked about. The other hard men chickened out! Me and a mate went, kayaked and fly camped in some wild country and had epic adventures. Made cool camps and cooked awesome food we had made up. Met some other folk in the most unlikely remote spots and shared a brew and tales with them.

Kissed the beach when we got back through squalls, whirlwinds, and sleet.Thankfully didnt shoot anything but really enjoyed the challenge. Will try to post photos.…


Added by roy ernest brickell on October 30, 2012 at 20:56 — No Comments

Primitive Arrow

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:…


Added by Chris Eckford on October 16, 2012 at 15:30 — 2 Comments

Building a Buck Saw

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…


Added by Chris Eckford on October 8, 2012 at 17:57 — 1 Comment

Bush Canoe

September 2009

Lake Waikareiti, North Island…


Added by Chris Eckford on October 8, 2012 at 17:34 — 3 Comments

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