Sometimes you just have to get one. So I did. My first hatchet or packaxe or camp axe. And gave it a test run. Marbles came through with this guy. Does the job.
I was so impressed with the sharpness of my Opinel folding knife (#8) I went back to thier website and did some browsing. To my surprise I found they also made folding Saws. 2 actually and I opted for the smaller folder keeping in… Continue Reading “Watch “Opinel Folding Saw Knife #12, Perfect Pocket Saw” on YouTube”
Bushcraft for me has always had the myth that it is way beyond my capabilities. I have stuck to the basic survival policy of 72 hours. 10 C,s EDC surviving a short disaster. Now having got rid of the to much for me attitude.… Continue Reading ““Basic Bushcraft Practice – learning my Trail Boss Axe” on YouTube”
Well I have been working on my Bushcraft skills, what few I have. Over the last couple oaths I have been scrimping and scraping my budget to get what I thought was the basic tools I would need to start learning this whole Bushcraft… Continue Reading ““My Bushcraft Walkabout Daypack – First go at it.””
Each of us is unique in ourselves. We may have the overall common joy of the outdoors. Whether camping, hiking fishing, hunting etc. We wander aimlessly about just enjoying the outdoors. Bird watches will watch birds, Campers will camp, Hikers will hike.
Summer is coming, take time to check your outdoor kits and prep for the season. What ever the reason. The Novice Survivalist
Although in a pinch I can sharpen (Kinda) a dull blade when in the outdoors, I am in no way good at it. In fact I am terrible at it. Free hand sharpening is something I have never mastered , truth be told not… Continue Reading “I’M REALLY BAD AT SHARPENING BLADES”
Over the last month or so I have been looking into axes. Mainly the Cold steel Trail Boss and the CRKT Woods Chogan T Hawk. The main reason was I owned both. The Woods Chogan for About 5 years and the Trail Boss I… Continue Reading “Learning about Axes and things”
Finally got to work on the wood handle slipping issue. It was worse when wearing gloves. So scrapped off the coating on the handle that it came with. And added Linseed oil. What a difference in the grip factor now. Not just a saftey… Continue Reading ““T HAWK” WOOD HANDLE UPGRADE”
Always keeping safety in mind when doing axe work or anything requiring a sharp tool. Needed to enhance thesafety aspect of my axe work. Not just reading about it but practicing it. Here is how I started doing that with my new Trail Boss… Continue Reading “Protecting me from my axe and the axe from me.”