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1 Hand Forging a Bearded Axe
2 MY Everyday Carry - Ashley Cawley's EDC
3 My Fire Kit - Follow-up Video
4 My Rucksack for 2-3 Days Camping
5 Hammock Cocoon - What is a Hammock Cocoon?
6 The White Box Stove Review
7 Making a Stove Windshield - Budget Bushcraft
8 Bushcraft Kit List for 2-3 Days in Winter
9 Honey Stove Review (2009 Version)
10 Fallkniven TK5 Knife Review
11 Caring for your Axe with Wax
12 Helle Kvernstein Knife Review
13 The Best Bushcraft / Survival Knife
14 Tempering Spring Steel - Metal Hardness
15 Jack Pyke 3 in 1 Hunters Jacket Review
16 Forcing a Patina on Bushcraft Knives
17 Frosts Mora Knife Comparison - 2010 Range
18 Granfors Bruks Kubben Axe Review
19 Knife Sharpening on a Car Window
20 Billy Can MOD - Making a Handle using Brake Cable
21 KA-BAR U.S.M.C Knife Review - Survival Knives
22 Svord Kiwi General Outdoors Knife Review - New KGO (2010)
23 Dutch Oven Cooking - Series Introduction
24 Mora 2000 Outdoors Knife
25 Fallkniven F1 Survival Knife Review
26 Hobo Stove with Meths Pop-Can Cook System
27 Pro-Force Trooper 45 Rucksack Review
28 2010 DD Travel Hammock Review - DD Hammocks
29 Svord Peasant Knife Review
30 Mora Hunter 711 Knife Review
31 Nimblewill Nomad's Little Dandy Wood Stove
32 Frosts Mora 840MG Knife Review "The Clipper"
33 How to make a Pop Can Meths Stove
34 Easy Camp Food - Look What We Found Quality Meals
35 Customise Your Kit - Neck Pouch with Survival Tools
36 Crayfish Trap a Quick Review
37 Review of Four Camping Stoves
38 Reviewing Dual Fuel Stoves
39 Greenheat Gel Firestarter - Organic Ethanol Fire startrer
40 Review of Aluminium Waterproof Matchbox
41 Making a Wood Burner Stove using a Gas Bottle
42 Crusader Cup Hanger (MOD)
43 Making My Second Bushcraft Knife
44 The Basic Knife Making Process
45 Making a Bushcraft Knife with a Homemade Forge
46 Platypus Drinking Bottle - Your Questions Answered
47 Sharpening Knives and Axes
48 How much does knowledge weigh? 1KG in this instance, see which books I carry
49 Axe - The Bushcraft Tool - Gransfors Bruks Hand Forged Axes for over 100 Years
50 DD Hammocks - Travel and Camp 2008
51 Bushcraft Kit List

Natural Bushcraft is a personal project aiming to provide a free bushcraft resource available to everyone.

Sharing Bushcraft Skills and Knowledge Freely regardless of age or status is important to me.

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'The True Spirit of Bushcraft'

Best wishes
Ashley Cawley.

UK Wild Food - Jan

Listed here are Wild Foods that should be available in parts of the UK in January.

Daisy leaf

Gorse flower
Greater Plantain
Ribwort Plantain
Buck's Horn Plantain (coastal)
Scurvy Grass
Sea beet
Sea Radish
Pennywort (particularly good at the moment)
Alexanders (very good at the moment)
Chirvil (be very careful , as Hemlock Water-Dropwort is starting to sprout now and looks very similar, but is deadly poisonous!)
Sea Purslane
Rock Samphire (still usable, but a bit over now, coastal)
Rose Hips
Common Sorrel
Ivy-Leaved Toadflax
Wood sorrel
Three-cornered leek

*These are just some of the wild edibles you will find in the UK this month.

The Hedge Combers


A beautiful blog by my friend Janie sharing tips on self-sufficiency, homemade recipes, growing fruit, veg & rearing animals for meat & eggs.

Woodland Valley

Woodland Valley an Organic Farm in the centre of Cornwall.
A Bushcraft Friendly Campsite with Ancient Woodland and Group Accommodation  available.

Another Bushcraft & Wilderness Skills website that I love, by a friend & superb Photographer Gary Waidson.

Community Bloggers

If you would like to see what other members of our community get up to on their trips then take a look at the Woodland Tales section of our forum where our community post write-ups & pictures of their Bushcraft trips.


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