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Axe Head

Posted by graham berry on Saturday, June 18, 2011, In : Projects 

 Found this the other day:


I'm going to restore it...give it a new handle and re-profile edge.  Its actually a very sound head, it just needs some cleaning up.  Its a hefty weight, nearly 2.8kgs.  It'll make a very effective felling axe.  Stay tuned for the end result...



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Posted by graham berry on Tuesday, January 25, 2011, In : Skills 

Fire is Important, this we all know, but check this latest discovery for an awesome tinder choice:


Its lint from the Tumble dryer.  Empty the catcher and hey presto, dry, ultra flammable tinder.  Drop a few sparks from a firesteel an away it goes.  This stuff really works!  Its not a natural material as such, but its worth it to always have a reliable tinder.  Check out the Gear section of the site for a more in-depth look at the firesteel and this awesome tinder...
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Knife for the Wife

Posted by graham berry on Sunday, January 23, 2011, In : Knives 
Its been too long since the last post... Christmas, New Year, alot of rain... and two kids under two make things more of a challenge!  Having said that things have been progressing; the latest project finally found completion recently in the shape of a new knife for my wife Leah.  Check the Knife Gallery page here for a more detailed look, but see below for a quick glimpse:

Leah had alot to do with the final product, she chose the materials and the handle shape and of course the blade... we ha...

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My Knife on Ray Mears' Blog

Posted by graham berry on Saturday, December 11, 2010, In : Knives 
Having been in contact with Ray Mears' blog for some time now, they've just added my knife to their blog feed!!  I had created this handle a couple months back and decided to send in a pic for the team at Ray Mears to see. The blade I used for the knife is only available through the website so its only fitting I let them see what I did with's the knife:

Ray Mears has been and will always be the god-father of what has become known around the world as bushcraft and for me is a personal...
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Posted by graham berry on Wednesday, November 24, 2010, In : Projects 
I have a friend.  He has a knife.  I offer to make a new sheath for said knife.  Friend replies "Yes".  I make sheath for said knife for said friend.  Friend is satisfied and I post pics on my blog...  

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 See here for a look at how I made this sheath from scratch...and a more in-depth write up...!

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