Fri, 01 May

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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

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Axe work & knots

Time & Location

01 May 2020, 10:00 – 15:00

Alex UK Bushcraft, Princes Risborough, UK

About the Event

PART 1 - AXES

We'll cover

  • How to choose an axe
  • Anatomy of an axe
  • Safety
  • 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

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