“Make yourself a wool bush shirt” my article on ‘The Bushcraft Magazine’!

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“!!!

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Assembling your bushcraft survival kit

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General considerations

What is a wilderness survival kit?  It’s a package of tools to help you live and survive in the wilderness, this is the simplest answer, but nowadays there are more and more tools to build a kit…
what are really useful and functional?
The main factor to consider when you assemble a kit, it’s the geographic location, a particular environment require appropriate solutions and specific tools, but there are some basic items that you will include, that will perform well many of the tasks needed.
If you don’t know where to begin for your own kit, look at various Army Survival Kit or follow these survival needs below and my example, so you will have a survival kit.

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Wild Tuscany Bushcraft Hobo stove

This is my new bushy cooking set, quick to assemble and not so large to fit inside my backpack.

Hobo stove kit

Hobo stove kit

After searches on the web, i’ve find this very interesting and functional made by Gary Waidson (http://www.ravenlore.co.uk/) and decide to replace my old cutlery drainer hobo stove. I find this kit very useful basically because it’s bombproof and follow a modular approach, obviously it’s no lightweight but it’s stainless! I don’t like aluminium, it’s less reliable and strong, especially when you use fire.

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Simple DIY tinder: cotton & vaseline oil

This is the simplest, but effective tinder that you can easily made.

It can burn in wet condition and ignite without problem with only a small spark.

A - Oenological vaseline; B - Cotton; C - Waterproof containers

A – Oenological vaseline; B – Cotton; C – Waterproof containers;

Find a small waterproof container (you can use varius kind of containers)  and go to the nearest store, and buy cotton and vaseline oil, i prefer oenological type because I use also to clean and protect my knives.

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