OUR JOURNAL

The Jack Knife
June 12, 2017

The Jack Knife

The Jack Knife or folding knife can be one of the woodsmans most important tools. Iconic to american outdoorsman, this knife should be in everyones pocket!

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The Soviet Trappers Axe
June 08, 2017

The Soviet Trappers Axe

This Trappers Axe is unlike any of the axes we are use to. Thick, solid, and made to work hard!

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Don't Waste Your Time!
June 07, 2017

Don't Waste Your Time!

Don't waste your time wondering aimlessly through the woods. Have a plan and stick to it!

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oil for outdoor tools
June 06, 2017

Tips for Oiling Your Bushcraft Tools

Oil is an important consideration when caring for our tools, but what oil should you use? Lets talk about it!

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What's your angle?
June 05, 2017

What's your angle?

Do you know the proper angle to grind your axe? Do you know that without a proper angle you may not be getting maximum benefit from your tool?

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Teach and inspire to learn
April 29, 2017

Teach and inspire to learn

"Wowak teaches and inspires to learn what they truly love about nature"

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The Tinder Bag
April 25, 2017

The Tinder Bag

The tinder bag has proven to be a valuable item in my woodsman's kit

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51 Arduous Days
March 09, 2017

51 Arduous Days

It looks like 2017 will be a good year for outdoor adventurer and master bushman Dan Wowak, who recently completed 51 arduous days trying to survive in the rugged wilds of Argentine Patagonia.

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Ultimate Guide to Using a Fire Starter Ferro Rod
February 22, 2017

Ultimate Guide to Using a Fire Starter Ferro Rod

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a pile of bushcraft tools
January 18, 2017

Bushcraft vs Survival? What's The Difference?

What's the difference between bushcraft and survival? Many times these two words are used interchangably but probably shouldn't be.

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The Haversack - An Essential Buschrafting Tool
January 17, 2017

The Haversack - An Essential Buschrafting Tool

The Haversack is one of the most versitle pieces of gear a woodsman can carry. Learn more about the benefits by reading more!

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Calorie Conservation
January 16, 2017

Calorie Conservation

While living in the wilderness of Patagonia, Argentia I learned a great deal about long term wilderness living and how a body reacts to living that way.

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The Preston Mess Kit
January 12, 2017

The Preston Mess Kit

A vintage WWI mess kit, the same kit mentioned by Horace Kephart, and a perfect piece of gear for your classic camping gear.

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wood shavings next to a bushcraft knife
January 10, 2017

Feathersticks or Shavings???

Should you be carving feather sticks or making shavings to help create a fire from the landscape?

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