Interview With Brian Trubshaw from Journeyman Handcraft

In this new category on our blog we want to share the story of craftsman and -women, the story of inspiring people that make a change in this – somewhat- strange world. We want to give you a peak into their lives and crafts, so you can get to know them more, and pick up a trick or two!

In this second edition we will feature Brian Trubshaw, owner and creator of Journeyman Handcraft Ltd. You will find out the story behind Journeyman Handcraft and we will share with you a traditional looking pack with all the comfort of a modern one!

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Happy Holidays!

A festive message for you from us!

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Gear Breakdown

What do you carry when you are out and about? This is a question we receive very often! In this post we will break down every part of our gear with you. Explaining all about the what and why.

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DIY Buck Saw with a Swiss Army Knife

When spending time outdoors, having a saw around is incredibly useful for building shelters and cutting fire wood. A buck saw is a saw you can easily make with very little tools and materials. In this tutorial you will find step by step instructions to make your own buck saw. Read More

Bushcraft Library

Even though nothing beats experience, books can be a valuable asset to your bushcraft arsenal. To get inspired, to help you to identify plants, to get lost in a story. In this post we share with you our ‘bushcraft library’. Books we gathered through the years to expand our knowledge, books filled with ideas and useful tips.

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The Art of Fire Making

One of the joys of camping in the colder weather is getting warm by the campfire. Sharing stories, drinking hot chocolate, cooking – or just get mesmerized by the best television show there is; fire! In this post we will share the essential ingredients of the art of fire making, different ways to get your fire lit and various campfire building methods. Let’s get into it!

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Make Your Own Wool Hat and Mittens

This is a tutorial on how to make your own wool hat and mittens out of an old sweater. It is easy, warm, and perfect to upcylce old wool sweaters, especially if you shrunk your favourite wool sweater like we did.

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The 5 and 10 C’s of Survival

The Five and Ten C’s of Survival/Survivability, are a solid base of essentials to build your bushcraft outdoor kit around. The items will provide some amazing insight in building your kit, buying new gear, and packing for new adventures. Showing you that we do not need much in order to survive.

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Seven Tips To Have Your Girlfriend Join Your Bushcraft Adventures

One of the comments we get a lot is ‘You are so lucky to be able to spend time outdoors together!’. Being outdoors is actually how we met – but that’s a whole different story. We know a lot of you guys go on adventures alone, or with friends, and that is perfectly okay. However, we often hear that you would like your significant other to join you! We totally get that. Sharing outdoors adventures together is so much fun, and can give a whole new dimension to your relationship. We got seven tips for you, that may help to encourage your girlfriend to go outdoors with you, and make such amazing memories together that she will beg you for more.

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Summer Gear

The sun on your face and a soft summer breeze. Your pack on your back, and new roads ahead. Counting countless stars. Evening talks with friends around the campfire. Summer is for adventures.

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