Signed Copy of the new Ray Mears Autobiography: My Outdoor Life

Sometimes, it’s nice to unplug a bit and read about some of the topics and personalities we’ve gotten to know on the TV. I know that’s the case for me, when it comes to bushcraft expert Ray Mears. His previous books on woodlore and bushcraft have been very enjoyable, and very informative at a time…

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Making a classic bow-frame saw


I’m the first to admit that despite my love of the outdoors and the woods, I’m relatively unschooled in the fine art of woodworking compared to some. Natural wood has a life and character unlike any other material, and it’s hard to ignore those who make this craft their pursuit. I love to listen and…

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Bushcraft courses: Ray Mears Summer 2012 Ontario Updates and more

Ray Mears

Here’s an update on the Ray Mears course I mentioned in a post last fall. It was being organized by School in the Woods [ed. note: no affiliation with this site]. The course as described didn’t happen, unfortunately. The organizer informed me that the agent wanted a very hefty non-refundable deposit with still no contract…

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