2015/02/28 – Firesteel and 6 natural tinders


Every now and then I like to try my fire making skills with the firesteel, so today I took 6 different natural materials that are commonly available and tried to ignite them.

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2015/02/15 – 3 day hike with Waidmann


With a friend from Holland, here a small overview of the 3 day, 2 night trip in the west of Czech Republic. After parking the car, we left the path and went straight through the…

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2015/02/03 – Steak Cooker v2.0


This morning I decided to make a new steak cooker (aka squirrel cooker), with the added value of having a pot hanger on the other side. Nothing too fancy, and all steps visible in the…

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2015/02/02 – A small spork from metal


For a friend in Holland, I made this spork from a 8mm thick metal rod, which is used in beton. It took about 40 minutes of heating in the forge and hammering it into the…

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2015/02/01 – Testing out my DIY bridge hammock & underquilt


For a very long time I wanted to make a bridge hammock. My normal hammocks are fine, but it happened twice that I woke up with a unpleasant feeling from the squeezing on my shoulders….

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