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  1. I found a 75l Lowe Alpine frontier rucksack at...

    I found a 75l Lowe Alpine frontier rucksack at the tip, I asked the chap in the shop how much it was...he wanted 3 for it! I couldn't get the money out of my pocket fast enough. Checked them out...
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    Last night I re-taped all of the seams in my army...

    Last night I re-taped all of the seams in my army surplus bivvy bag... the old ones must have been hanging off for ages - I wondered why I kept getting damp feet! I used some iron on seam tape from...
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    The police certainly didn't return any of those!...

    The police certainly didn't return any of those! ;)
  4. Thread: Sloe recipes

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    Sloe vodka is very good, I think I even prefer it...

    Sloe vodka is very good, I think I even prefer it to sloe gin....I think you put some cloves in with the sloes and sugar. There will be some recipes on tinterweb.
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    Hey Matty, just read your reply, thanks for this...

    Hey Matty, just read your reply, thanks for this very kind offer. I am getting back on track now with gear - the police recovered my bivvy bag and folding saw and I got a new stove and fuel bottle...
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    Hello Guys, thanks for the interest, two chaps...

    Hello Guys, thanks for the interest, two chaps were arrested and pleaded guilty to possession of stolen goods and drugs...other than that there have been no further developments. I was over in Maine...
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    A nice sit down and a cup of tea!

    Making the most of the recent good weather by taking the Mrs and baby to some of the quieter and rockier beaches near me - always try to take some form of tea making equipment -
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  8. Thread: Nice to be back!

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    Nice to be back!

    Hello, I have recently moved from Warwickshire back to my home town of Scarborough (after an absence of about 15 years) and have been managing to get out and about with the Mrs and bushcraft baby...
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    I Spot - useful online wildlife ID

    Hello All,

    I am don't think that I have seen this site referenced anywhere else on here but I think it will be of interest to many:

    http://www.ispot.org.uk

    It is run by the Open University...
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    Hello, Thank you all for your kind words, I...

    Hello,

    Thank you all for your kind words, I thought I'd update this thread after being off line for a while - the good news is that the police have made an arrest and managed to return about half...
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    Second go at handling a knife

    Here is my second attempt at putting a handle on a knife, it is another Bernie Garland Woodcarver blade. I showed my first one to my mate and he seemed to like it so I bought another and put the...
  12. Thread: Knife shape

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    Poll: Hello, I've been trying to buy one of these...

    Hello, I've been trying to buy one of these blades for a while now - I have tried emailing Duncan Chandler but I have not had a reply, how did you buy them, I cant seem to find them anywhere except...
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    Cheers guys, Sapper - the campsite manager called...

    Cheers guys, Sapper - the campsite manager called the police when he noticed in the morning, I called them in the afternoon when I'd got there and taken stock. I was near Consett. The police have...
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    A tale of woe, a warning and request for help!

    Hello, I thought I would share my worst camping experience to date - please bear with my self indulgent tale of woe....

    So, I have recently transferred office from Oxfordshire to County Durham and...
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    I'd recommend a Silva, I used to have a Suunto...

    I'd recommend a Silva, I used to have a Suunto sighting compass clino, the action on the folding mirror was very stiff and made an awful squeaking noise, the rod that formed the hinge also worked its...
  16. Thread: Tea or Coffee?

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    Yorkshire tea all the way...Yorkshire gold if...

    Yorkshire tea all the way...Yorkshire gold if feeling flush!
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    No bushcrafting for me...this weekend we will be...

    No bushcrafting for me...this weekend we will be temporarily moving to my dads house in Derbyshire until we can get into our new house in sunny Scarborough!
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    I use wet and dry. I use spray mount to glue...

    I use wet and dry. I use spray mount to glue different grades to both sides of some ply wood cut to about 6 x 3". This gives me light and portable sharpening set up. I use 500, 800, 1200 and 3000...
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    They look great, I am looking forward to trying...

    They look great, I am looking forward to trying some leatherwork in the future.
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    The brass pins are just a length of 6mm diameter...

    The brass pins are just a length of 6mm diameter rod that came with the blade.
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    Cheers, I really enjoyed doing it, I hope to do...

    Cheers, I really enjoyed doing it, I hope to do plenty more in the future but I have an awful lot going on at the moment so it may be a while before I can start doing them on a regular basis -...
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    My first knife handle

    Hello,

    I bought a woodcarver knife blade from Bernie Garland a while ago, here are the results if my first attempt at putting a handle on a knife -
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  23. That's some beautiful stuff, love the spoons and...

    That's some beautiful stuff, love the spoons and the bark containers.
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    That's a lovely looking spoon, love the simple...

    That's a lovely looking spoon, love the simple lines - very Scandinavian
  25. My wife has had our first child and are in the...

    My wife has had our first child and are in the process of moving from the midlands back up to our native Yorkshire - managed to get a couple of spoons made though. Had to do them in the kitchen as...
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