There are many stories in the greek mythology about gods, heroes and monsters, but there’s one, that deserves to be remembered:
the tale of the Titan Prometheus.
This benefactor of mankind stole fire from the gods and gave it to men to help their poor lives.
This ‘careless action’ angered Zeus, who condemned him to an eternal punishment and the men, with the pandora’s jar, to all the evils…
but that’s another story…
The fire, in this myth, is a supernatural thing that helped the humanity to pave the way for progress and civilization. Continue reading
One of my dreams comes true!
Last month I’ve written a tutorial on making a wool bush shirt and this article… has been published in the Autumn issue of “The Bushcraft Magazine“!!!
Three of two times, during a walk, I’ve found near a path and in other places,
something strange…Groups of colored things….Red, green, yellow…nice colors!
But this was not a color palette! Continue reading
Fresh air, windy and rainy days in my country, it’s the Autumn.
In the woods, the ground is covering itself with a carpet of leaves,
I can see some bare trees around me, all is getting ready for the cold season.
It’s time for a warm drink in bushcraft style!
I think that every outdoor enthusiast should have a stainless steel (or titanium, light and durable but expensive) bottle in his backpack, first because it is a virtually Continue reading
Belt pouches are in my opinion a convenient and useful way to carry an essential wilderness survival kit during a hike.
What is the most suitable? I think It’s really a personal choice.
You can read reviews, you can find so many models, various materials, different concepts… Continue reading
This is not a particular skill that you must know to live and survive in the woods, but in my opinion it’s this is a good and playful way to improve cutting skills, at home or near a campfire. Continue reading
Mora knives (the brand name is Morakniv®) are actually a must-have for any true bushcraft lovers: these knives are simple, practical with excellent cutting properties at very inexpensive prices.
Recently Morakniv® has also developed a new line of knives with great attention to the bushcraft world, if you are interested go to this page http://www.moraofsweden.se/products/adventure.
But two of the most popular bushcraft knives of Mora of Sweden are the oldest Mora models: the Mora Classic Number 1 and 2.
If your haven’t in your equipment one these knives, i must say… buy it! Continue reading
A knife is an essential tool for bushcraft, but to perform well all the tasks, needs to be sharpened after use and… Abuse in the wild.
So also a sharpening kit is a necessary item in a wilderness survival kit. Continue reading
Old style bushcraft: a medieval possible pouch
During the Middle Age was common carrying small items like coins, keys, inside pouches or purses attached to the belt.
There are many archaeological and iconographical documents, you can search for your favorite patterns, but there is a model that in my opinion, is one of the best for a bushcrafter.