My mind is boggled every day by the sight of people driving brand new massive customized trucks that get three whales per gallon. How do they...
Fortunately I have EDC bacon.
My only gear is a traditional fig leaf ... strategically placed, of course, to camouflage the tacticals.
Okay, I am going to try anew to see if I can find some hemlock fatwood.
The original forests here on the coast were western red cedar dominant,...
@NWPrimate, have you ever found hemlock fatwood?
If so, what did it look and smell like?
@NWPrimate, I'm stunned you found western red cedar fatwood. I didn't even think it was possible.
Also, I've looked pretty hard for hemlock...
It's a world of trade-offs.
In a free society, people have the right to be as stupid as they want.
He has property rights.
Neighbor wars suck....
Slippery little things.
I have the dc4 and am quite happy with it. If small and packable are important to you, it's a fine choice.
(I have an absurd number of large...
So sorry for your loss.
May the woods bring you re-creation.
This is why kids need bushcraft: to learn how to handle fire, knives, guns, axes, and other potentially dangerous implements and situations...
Great! I know where I can get some.
Thanks! I'll have to try that. (Funny, I definitely would not have intuitively come up with that on my own.)
So today I cleaned up a mullein spindle and gave it a go on a western red cedar hearth board.
I built up a lovely, plump, fairly good colored...
@GeoKrpan, @Morrow7x, ... notched external cups.
I have two bikes with two slightly different RaceFace BBs, and they are both notched, but the...
Best thread on this site.
God bless you and yours, Ken.
Learned to identify, then found and harvested, mullein for spindles for my first attempts at hand-drill fires.
Thanks to @ArmyMacE for his kind...
Good for you, @Syntria!
@ArmyMacE, you're batting a 1000 today!