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Bark Tanning – How To

Bark Tanning – How To

Tanning animal skins and furs is a very satisfying craft to develop and there are many processes/ methods you can use to preserve these natural materials. A fairly straight forwards approach is to soak your animal skin or fur in vegetable tannins – you can boil almost any tree bark to create a dar
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Willow Cordage – How To

Willow Cordage – How To

Most bushcrafters will have heard of the value of Willow bark when making string from nature. At this time of year Willow bark is very cooperative in peeling cleanly and easily away from the wood and you’ll only want to select the clean knot free and slender branches around finger to thumb thick w
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The Natural Benefits Of Nature

The Natural Benefits Of Nature

For most adults, and especially children, a large part of an average day is spent sat behind a desk in a building or outside in a tarmac and concrete landscape with maybe a patch of grass and a few trees dotted around.  For the most part we don’t notice the environment we find ourselves in [&hell
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Search For A Visual Storyteller

Search For A Visual Storyteller

We’ve been around a bit and as far as bushcraft is concerned, we’ve pretty much seen and done most of it. But not everyone knows how it feels to create your first friction ember, carve something beautiful from green wood or toil for days to produce luxuriously soft buckskin. The time has come fo
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Snow tracks in Croatia

Snow tracks in Croatia

Snow is great for tracking, tracks seemingly jump out at us from a distance which would otherwise be difficult to spot in other weather conditions and substrates, drawing us in to reveal the moment of animal behaviour recorded by its imprint in the snow. In this blog we are going to focus on one
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