Category: learning Axe work

Watch “Big Stick #4 – A Bushcraft Reference Tool – with some character added” on YouTube

The Idea behind this big stick, Is it will be a reference to to some basic bushcraft skills. Not only do I get to practice knife skills and cordage but typical notches used in bushcraft. Then it comes with me on my walkabouts with… Continue Reading “Watch “Big Stick #4 – A Bushcraft Reference Tool – with some character added” on YouTube”

“Basic Bushcraft Practice –  learning my Trail Boss Axe” 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”

“My Bushcraft Walkabout Daypack – First go at it.”

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.””

Its a personal thing ! – What do you take outdoors

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.

Watch “Mods and Maintenance on my TRAIL BOSS AXE” on YouTube

Summer is coming, take time to check your outdoor kits and prep for the season. What ever the reason. The Novice Survivalist

Watch “BuckShot Knives – Hand Axe. It’s an Odd one!” on YouTube

Well my bad habit of buying everything shiny and sharp may just have back fired on me. For once I have got one that may just be of no use. Or I am missing the whole point of this. You decide. Knowledge is a… Continue Reading “Watch “BuckShot Knives – Hand Axe. It’s an Odd one!” on YouTube”

I’M REALLY BAD AT SHARPENING BLADES

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”

First Winter Walkabout 2020.

Joy. Finally got to get out and trudge thru the snow.

Learning about Axes and things

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”

“T HAWK” WOOD HANDLE UPGRADE

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”

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