Category: survival skills

Watch “Big Stick #4 – the whole story. A Bushcraft Inspired DIY Hiking Staff” on YouTube

It took awhile but I got it done. Its a big un. With bush craft references on it.

Watch “GERBER – Armbar Drive – Some pro’s some con’s” on YouTube

The perfect multi-tool. Well almost. A little dissapointed in the latching of the driver and some, but overall one of the best well thought out multi-tools I have seen. The blade especially stands out. Just enough tools to not be too busy. All in… Continue Reading “Watch “GERBER – Armbar Drive – Some pro’s some con’s” on YouTube”

Watch “Opinel Folding Saw Knife #12, Perfect Pocket Saw” on YouTube

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”

Watch “Walkabout – Heath Creek MN. Learning MN. Tree identification with Leigh” on YouTube

Another great way out with Leigh. Learnt mreaout identification of local trees at Heath Creek. A great place to trudge about. Knowledge is a survival skill The Novice Survivalist

Watch “My Bushcraft Tool Roll – Handy to have. Keeps everything in one easy to find place” on YouTube

Having started my getting to know bushcraft. I have put together a “Bushcraft tool roll” Its a start and a good idea to keep all my tools for wood crafting in one convient easy to carry in my backpack roll. I choose these tools… Continue Reading “Watch “My Bushcraft Tool Roll – Handy to have. Keeps everything in one easy to find place” on YouTube”

Watch “Bahco Saw and Knife combo 2020 – Perfect starter kit for learning Bushcraft” on YouTube

This is one of the best starter combos I have seen. And for the price you cannot beat it. Excellent quality and surprisingly sturdy to boot.

Watch “Big Stick #4- Part 3- the Notches and Some” on YouTube

Part 3 of my BIG STICK #4. worked on some notches and suck. Check it out. Good bushcraft knife practice The Novice survivalist

Watch “Opinel No. 8 Carbon Steel Blade, Folding Knife – A true legend” on YouTube

Well campers I finally figured out why I see this knife used by outdoor types. Actually just about anybody who appriciates a true legend on thier belt or edc bag. I finally got one and have to agree that it is one of the… Continue Reading “Watch “Opinel No. 8 Carbon Steel Blade, Folding Knife – A true legend” on YouTube”

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”

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