OUR JOURNAL

Dan's Why Behind Bushcraft
August 02, 2021

Dan's Why Behind Bushcraft

I’ve sat around a lot of campfires with a lot of people over the years, and one thing I often get asked is, why do you do this?

 

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Bladeshow 2021
April 30, 2021

Bladeshow 2021

Come see us at Booth 2416

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Five Tips for Your First Solo Overnight Outdoor Trip
April 22, 2021

Five Tips for Your First Solo Overnight Outdoor Trip

Its time to get out there and enjoy the great outdoors but first use these tips!

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Jute Twine the Forgotten Cordage
February 09, 2021

Jute Twine the Forgotten Cordage

Jute twine has always been a valuable asset to my bushcraft and survival kits.

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2021 Class Dates
February 09, 2021

2021 Class Dates

Come Join Us!

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How to Stay Warm Camping With a Wool Blanket
February 06, 2021

How to Stay Warm Camping With a Wool Blanket

Nothing is more traditional than curling up next to a fire in a wool blanket.

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2019 Class Schedule
February 10, 2020

2019 Class Schedule

Check out our 2019 Class Schedule!

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Oilcloth Q&A
January 28, 2020

Oilcloth Q&A

Why Oilcloth? Why a Tarp? Why?

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Reading Contour Lines
November 08, 2019

Reading Contour Lines

Beginner's Guide to Reading Contour Lines on Topograpic Maps

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2020 Class Schedule!
October 16, 2019

2020 Class Schedule!

It's here and it is time for you to SIGN UP! 

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One & Done Designs
October 02, 2019

One & Done Designs

Are you ready for this?  One & Done Designs by Coalcracker. 

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How to Setup a Tipi
August 28, 2019

How to Setup a Tipi

Interested in how a tipi is setup? 

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2019 Uitwaaien Bushcraft Gathering
August 06, 2019

2019 Uitwaaien Bushcraft Gathering

Come out and Join us at the 3rd Annual Uitwaaien Bushcraft Gathering.

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U Design IT
July 15, 2019

U Design IT

Create the next T-shirt design for Coalcracker Bushcraft! 

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Maine Axe and Tool Meet Up
June 24, 2019

Maine Axe and Tool Meet Up

Come and Join Us at the Brant and Cochran Axe and Tool Meet!

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Materia Medica
June 01, 2019

Materia Medica

Want to set up a materia medica? Here is the outline I use.

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Blade Show 2019
May 08, 2019

Blade Show 2019

Join us at Bladeshow!

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5 Tips for Baking in a Dutch Oven
April 30, 2019

5 Tips for Baking in a Dutch Oven

Make everyone at camp happy by filling their bellies with good food! 

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What class to take?
April 28, 2019

What class to take?

What’s the Difference? Survival? Bushcraft? What class should I take? 

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A look into the past
April 10, 2019

A look into the past

Nothing is Better than an Old Book! 

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Come Join Us!
December 29, 2018

Come Join Us!

Want to talk Bushcraft and Survival? 

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Enchilada Campfire Soup
December 16, 2018

Enchilada Campfire Soup

A delicious meal by simply opening up a few cans of ingredients! 

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Building a Shave Horse
October 31, 2018

Building a Shave Horse

One 6 foot log, a few precise cuts, a bunch of shaving, and you will end up with a beautfil shave horse.

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Filson Oil Finish Double Tin Pants
March 07, 2018

Filson Oil Finish Double Tin Pants

The best pants an outdoorsman can own!

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