2015/01/24 – Winter day hike with dog and bacon on the fire


Went for a day hike with my dog, in the north of Czech Republic. Wearing my recently cleaned shoe’s, and took my recently made leather axe case + a sitting pad. Package of bacon in…

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2015/01/21 – Leather carrying case for my axe and bucksaw


Some time ago I made a carrying case for the axe and bucksaw, being inspired on the Ray Mears version of it. I just had it not upside down, and added 3 pouches on it….

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2015/01/18 – Sewing several pouches


For quite a while I wanted to make 2 bottle holders for my 0.5 Liter stainless steel water bottle, to attach to the shoulder straps of my backpacks. Also bought a couple of 30 cm…

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2015/01/17 – Finally cleaning my shoe’s


Maintenance in general is something I like to do, just not with my shoe’s.. My summer hiking shoe’s which I own now for 5 years or so, I cleaned them once properly, and twice put…

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2015/01/04 – Carving a handle for my Cold Steel Trailhawk


Besides the spoon in the previous post, I also did a new handle for my Cold Steel Trailhawk. Everything was done with my carving axe. Surprisingly it was easier then expected. This is the piece…

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2015/01/04 – Carving a simple spoon


From these pieces of wood, I chose the right one to be my new spoon. This wood I brought back from the forest yesterday while walking my dog there. With my carving axe, I cut…

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2015/01/03 – Walk in the forest with my dog


This morning I took my new “jager rucksack”, Cold Steel Trailhawk, DIY knife, and my dog for a walk in the forest. I parked the car, let the dog out, and off we went. Close…

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2015/01/02 – My refurbished and modified axe


Due to receiving several questions lately about axes, which one to choose, which length, weight, etc, I thought I would post the below to give a clear picture on why I chose for this axe,…

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2015/01/02 – Axe head for a friend in the USA


Today I had finally some time for modifying a hatchet for a friend Chose the hatchet, and made a rough drawing. Transferred the drawing to the hatchet. Removing the dark parts. After every second cut…

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