In this episode of #AskPaulKirtley I answer questions about how to get started with canoe camping, water bladders and water bottles, my long term, go-to stove when not using a fire, firesteel and knife combos, how to increase your bow-drill success rate, identifying animal hairs, knife skills to practise at home, my pants, socks and boots, where to go to wild camp and to practise bushcraft skills, and whether or not you should be drinking your own urine.
I also revisit Ventile smocks to correct a mistake as well as announce a special live edition of #AskPaulKirtley, which will be recorded at Easter.
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Links For This Episode of #AskPaulKirtley
Bushcraft Essentails 2-Day Bushcraft Course with Paul Kirtley
How To Get Really Big Sparks With A Swedish Firesteel
Bow Drill: The Keys To Success
Bushcraft Knife Safety: Get The Fundamentals Right
Bushcraft Knife Safety For Children
Paul “Spoons” Nicholls on Instagram
Surviving Bushcraft: The Other Perspective…
Carving A Set Of Utensils For A Frost River Utensil Roll
How To Find A Place To Practise Bushcraft Skills In The UK
The Stoves I Mentioned (I Use All Of These)
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Rather than send an answer to just that one person, I’d like others to benefit from the answers too. So, just in the same way I’d previously write an email answer, here I’m going to speak the answer (which is much quicker than me typing out an answer, so I’ll get more questions answered as well as benefiting more people).
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