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Pocket Stove

Went for the first bimble of 2013 today with my old muckers Rockmonkey & Hugo, we decided that for a change we would take our wood burning stoves with us to make brews on, i took my Pocket Stove, RM took his Hobo stove and Hugo took his gas burne...
by Mark Emery - Countryman on Jan 9, 2013

Early Colour

Went for a short walk up the lane earlier as i needed to stretch my legs and clear the old mind after doing some paperwork, and there in the hedgerows, are wild Violets in full bloom, but knowing that we have Viola's, Primulas and Daffodils in the ga...
by Mark Emery - Countryman on Jan 8, 2013

Hawthorn Spoon

Latest Hawthorn spoon, carved from the opposing piece of wood to the First Spoon of 2013. The spoon was roughed out with the axe and then finished off with a tooled finish using my Ben Orford Pick knives, the spoon is currently drying off as the w...
by Mark Emery - Countryman on Jan 6, 2013

What To Make......

With this lovely bit of Hawthorn?. No, i didn't fell the tree just to get this, it was a tree that had been previously taken down for no apparent reason by a load of yobs and left where it fell, so, i figured id save as much of the timber as i co...
by Mark Emery - Countryman on Jan 5, 2013

First One

Well, having made a post about my last spoon of 2012, it's only fitting i make a post about my first spoon of 2013 i suppose?. I roughed this out from a piece of Hawthorn with the axe whilst on a day out in woods today, i still have a fair way to...
by Mark Emery - Countryman on Jan 4, 2013

Target Practice

While i was up in the woods today i figured id have a bit of target practice with my catapults, my quarry being a piece of wood stuck in the ground, it's been a while since i last shot these and it didn't take many raps on the knuckles from the re...
by Mark Emery - Countryman on Jan 4, 2013

Rake Tines

Had a really enjoyable, if, noisy day making tines for some traditional style rakes ive been commissioned to make for a local charitable organisation, so i figured, heck, if im making those, i might as well also get a load made to hold 'in stock' whi...
by Mark Emery - Countryman on Jan 3, 2013

Competition Winner

Time to announce the winner of the "Give a little something back" competition that ive been running since the 15th December 2012. The winning number was 109 as produced by a random number generator, counting through the members list, thi...
by Mark Emery - Countryman on Jan 1, 2013

Last One of 2012

The last spoon of the year, well i suppose it's more of a cross between a spoon and a small ladle in reality, still, it's the last spoon i shall carve in 2012. The spoon is made from some Beech that i collected a few weeks back and at the moment i...
by Mark Emery - Countryman on Dec 30, 2012

Time To Give A Little Something Back

This competition is now closed. Ive decided that it's time to repay people and give a little something back to thank those who have supported me and my blog in the time it has been running, so as a thank you, im going to run a small competition, th...
by Mark Emery - Countryman on Dec 29, 2012

Traditional Style Rake

Busied myself this morning with a new project in the form of a traditional style wooden rake, albeit not a full size hay rake, but a smaller version for use in the garden. The rake is made from Ash in it's entirety, the head is seventeen inches wi...
by Mark Emery - Countryman on Dec 28, 2012

Reading Material

Some of the gifts i received this Christmas were books, not the new fangled E books, which i hate, but proper books made of card and paper and filled with the printed word. Two of the books i received were from the Tom Brown series of 'wilderness...
by Mark Emery - Countryman on Dec 27, 2012

A day with the jungle teacher- Part I

Raman explaining the usage of some of the plants we say during the walk I enjoy organizing groups to Raman’s place in Gombak. I now consider him as my jungle teacher. A person who knows his jungle well enough to rely on it for most of the things he...
by My rainforest adventures on Dec 25, 2012

Ways To Gain A Deeper View Of The Wild Places You Travel To

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Living off the land in Northern Ireland

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by Belfast Bushcraft on Sep 5, 2012

3 days in the woods with a knife and a cup

HI,Just back from a great experience with two friends, Donal and Paul. We decided many months ago to enter the woods on a Friday with nothing but a knife, a metal cup and the clothes on your back. For me this meant a Mora companion knife, a metal cru...
by Belfast Bushcraft on Aug 13, 2012

Olivers Bushcraft Birthday

Hi, Northern Ireland Survival School had  young man out with us who wanted to have a Bear Grylls style adventure. It was great fun for all. However 7-8 year olds seem to not tire!
by Belfast Bushcraft on Aug 9, 2012

Learning jungle craft with friends

Together with some friends, we walked into Raman’s cultural classroom A lady acquaintance who runs an NGO promoting traditional crafts of the indigenous people kept mentioning the name Raman to me after a few attempts to find out who can I go to ge...
by My rainforest adventures on Aug 3, 2012

My first good knife

Hello,I was reading a very interesting post on Paul Kirtley's blog yesterday where he talks about the value of a locking knife for survival. Paul Kirtley's Blog .The article was excellent as is usual for Paul but what caught my nostalgic nerve was hi...
by Belfast Bushcraft on Jun 28, 2012


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