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Winter Lowlands back in stock

We have been busy this week on creating some more of our popular Winter Lowland Shirts. These are a variant of the ever popular Guide Shirt in Winter colour ( dark green), with with a full collar and black L34 Ventile patches on the shoulders and elbows. Grab one whilst we have them as it will be a few months before we make any more!

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Bushcraft at The Royal Botanical Gardens Wakehurst

We've just returned from a terrific weekend in Wakhurst Place, home of the seed bank and forestry department of Kew Gardens. We laid on bushcraft training in the woods for all who wanted it and spent some real quality time in a wonderful environment. Thanks To Jason and Ian for all their handwork and perseverance as well their good company. Roll on the summer holiday bushcraft courses at Wakehurst.

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Custom Collaboration

A Custom Collaboration is when a custom maker such as myself works with a factory or major knife producer to offer knife designed by said maker but made in a factory to bulk but high standards and offered at a less expensive price than the individually hand made item. I have been working on a few projects for the last two years with David at Casstrom Knives from Sweden. We now have the first production run available of The Woodsman Knife. The Woodsman is one of my most popular designs and always have a long list of customers waiting for them. Casstrom have faithfully reproduced the knife in K720 high carbon steel offering models in both curly birch and ancient...

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Busy times

Just returned from a hard weekend starting on Thursday where we set up the stand in our jurte  at the Bodgers Ball down near Bristol. Set in the grounds of a beautiful country house ( Tyntesfield ) The Association of Pole lathe Turners and Green Woodworkers annual bash was a great social event and a lovely atmosphere  to meet with old and new fiends do some trade and research new projects. On saturday afternoon I packed up with the help of Bardster (Paul Bradley) in the middle of a thunderstorm to re-locate to The South Downs Green fair at The Sustainability Centre in Hampshire, where Mark was waiting for me to help set up ready for a glorious day on...

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Happy Customer

A few weeks ago we sent this Knife to Rhett in The USA. I thought I'd share his email with you. Hello Roger.I just wanted to let you know the wood crafter arrived last week, and to thank you. I had a chance to use it for some traps etc. over the weekend, and it was a pleasure. It exceeded my expectations and I feel fortunate to own it. Anyway, I hope all is well & take care for now.Sincerely,Rhett L. Beck  

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