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January 7, 2018
Heat Vectoring
Heat Vectoring

A short version of the long fire.

By Griffindor
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December 27, 2017
Leather Sheath Shopping
Leather Sheath Shopping

You’re about to purchase the knife you’ve been eyeballin’ for months. You have had the website it’s on saved on your desktop as a favorite and you’ve watched a bunch of reviews on Youtube. It is at that moment you realize you have no sheath for your brand new knife.

By Kevin Estela
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December 15, 2017
Woodsman's Potato Cakes
Woodsman's Potato Cakes

A variation on the themes of Irish Potato Cakes, or Scottish Tattie Scones, than can help make those holiday pototoes be more exciting.

By Griffindor
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December 12, 2017
Christmas Gift Ideas
Christmas Gift Ideas

Christmas is coming. We’ve known the season was upon us since the day after Thanksgiving or when we drove by that one house in the neighborhood that never takes down its Christmas lights even when the mercury is boiling over in the summer. 

By Kevin Estela
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November 29, 2017
Is my Son/Daughter Ready for a Knife of their Own?
Is my Son/Daughter Ready for a Knife of their Own?

Do you think my son/daughter is ready for a knife of their own? This is one of the many questions asked by parents experienced in bushcrafting. 

By Kevin Estela
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November 22, 2017
Frequent-Use Pouch or Pocket
Frequent-Use Pouch or Pocket

During the Advanced Wilderness Survival Course I used to teach at the Wilderness Learning Center, I would ask my students to keep track of the items they used daily. Over a week of training in the northern woods, students were exposed to many skills-based challenges and environmental issues. 

By Kevin Estela
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November 23, 2017
Campfire Chicken And Dressing
Campfire Chicken And Dressing

Long before there were stove tops, there were camp fires.

By Griffindor
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November 13, 2017
Rationale
Rationale

Reason over irrationality 

By Griffindor
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November 9, 2017
Herbal Lore: From The Kitchen
Herbal Lore: From The Kitchen

A little extra flavor can go a long long way

By Griffindor
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October 27, 2017
Old-School Firestarting Contest
Old-School Firestarting Contest

Firestarting is an essential skill in bushcraft and survival and most of you reading this blog likely already have a very strong skillset. Primitive, traditional and modern methods can be practiced on your own or in a class and if one is able to build a fire under all conditions, we call it “owning the skill.” 

By Kevin Estela
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