Fri, 01 May|
Alex UK Bushcraft
Axe work & knots
A double workshop to cover how to safely use an axe in the woods, and some excellent knots for camp craft
Time & Location
01 May 2020, 10:00 – 15:00
Alex UK Bushcraft, Princes Risborough, UK
About the Event
PART 1 - AXES
- How to choose an axe
- Anatomy of an axe
- Splitting wood - 4 different techniques
- Cross cutting logs into sections
- Splitting long logs
- Care and mantenance
Once we get splitting you won't want to stop! It's really therapeutic :)
PART 2 - KNOTs
We'll cover 6-7 knots which are really useful for being in the outdoors and are also easy to learn. I'll give you a handout to take away and practice.
Most importantly, we'll set up a tarp shelter as a practical reminder of where these knots come into play.
Parking is available on site. Tea & coffee will be available all day. Please bring your pwn packed lunch.
Suitable for beginners. All equipment and materials needed will be provided.
Site is a private woodland in South Buckinghamshre near HP16 9RQ