Category: Making fire – Axe

Rough Ryder Seahorse – Whittler Black Micarta RR2217 Folding Knife

Well I have looked at a lot of folding knives lately including Rough Ryder Knives. Rough Ryder has a huge collection and I have been looking at a lot of Them. I “like” them all. Well made, sharp and pretty. What can I say.… Continue Reading “Rough Ryder Seahorse – Whittler Black Micarta RR2217 Folding Knife”

First Time Hot Tent Camp

A few weeks ago and friend of mine Leigh asked if I would like to go out and hot tent overnight in the snow. well you know me , I jumped at it. And so our little adventure began The first thing i learnt… Continue Reading “First Time Hot Tent Camp”

AGAWA CANYON FOLDING BOW SAW

I fi ally decided to give this a try. I own several small folding saws that have served me well I saw this in the folded position and wondered how that turned into a bow saw. Well now I know. Alot of thought went… Continue Reading “AGAWA CANYON FOLDING BOW SAW”

What I have Learnt about knives

I am a knife fiend, anything sharp and shinny, including axes, hatchets and saws get my undivided attention. I spend hours looking at, playing with and showing off my small but growing collection. From basic EDC pocket pals, to the fixed blades outdoor companions… Continue Reading “What I have Learnt about knives”

Watch “Marbles Camp Axe – Or is it a Hatchet Axe or Pack Axe” on YouTube

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.

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

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”

Protecting me from my axe and the axe from me.

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.”

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