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My new MaChris bushcraft/carver has a day out in the Dart gorge.
Find out more here... http://www.spooncarvingfirststeps.com/2015/06/machris-sales-move-to-new-home-at.html
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MaChris bushcraft/sloyd knives now sold via Workshop Heaven.
Due to an increase in demand for our MaChris line of knives Chris and I have passed over the sales and orders of the MaChris to our  colleague Matthew Platt  of Workshopheaven Nip on over to the link shown above and sign up for the Workshop Heaven news lett...
Due to an increase in demand for our MaChris line of knives Chris and I have passed over the sales and orders of the MaChris to our colleague Matthew Platt  of Workshopheaven Nip on over to the link shown above and si...
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Busy testing the new Prototype MaChris Evo.
CPM154 with stabilised Caledonian bog oak scales....... nice.
#bushcraft   #bushcraftknife   #sloyd   #campknife   #MaChris   #MaChrisEVO  
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So far I've used it for carving, food prep and log splitting. It's a tough, versatile little devil.
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Jerven bag.
Jeven bag pea pod hammocking.
Nice and snug in my Jerven bag.
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Just finished making up some MacEndy Pace Beads.
Navigation aid, useful when keeping track of your 100metre targets on long legs (or short). 
Give Kevin a call...http://www.endicotts.co.uk
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MaChris sales move to a new home at Workshop Heaven.
Due to an increase in demand for our MaChris line of knives Chris Grant and I have passed over the sales and orders to our good friend and colleague Matthew Platt of  Workshop Heaven Nip on over to Matthews web site and sign up for his news letter. He will ...
Due to an increase in demand for our MaChris line of knives Chris Grant and I have passed over the sales and orders to our good friend and colleague Matthew Platt of  Workshop Heaven Nip on over to Matthews web site an...
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Busy testing the new Prototype MaChris Evo.
CPM154 with stabilised Caledonian bog oak scales....... nice.
#bushcraft   #bushcraftknife   #sloyd   #campknife   #MaChris   #MaChrisEVO  
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Busy testing the new Prototype MaChris Evo.
CPM154 with stabilised Caledonian bog oak scales....... nice.
#bushcraft   #bushcraftknife   #sloyd   #campknife   #MaChris   #MaChrisEVO  
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Dartmoor.
Devon.

Setting up for a spoon carving folk art course.
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Spoon maker...
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Folk artist. Photography.
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  • www.spooncarvingfirststeps.com
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    Folk artist, photographer. I carve spoons and kuksa/noggin with three primary bushcraft tools. Axe, knife and hook knife.
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Jon Mac. Photographer and folk artist. Hand carved, beautiful wooden spoons and drinking vessels. www.spooncarvingfirststeps.com
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Jon Mac... Spoon carving first steps... I am a folk artist/bushcrafter and spoon maker living on Dartmoor in the West Country. I am a retired member of the Mountain Rescue Committee's Search and Rescue Team 'Ashburton'.  I carve spoons using three primary bushcraft tools. The Axe, Knife and hook knife. I sell my work and teach edge tool usage and maintenance. The home of the MaChris bushcraft/carving knife and the MiniMac carving knife. This new pair of knives offers superb handle ergonomics combined with superior cutting capabilities.
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A team member of our local Mountain Rescue team for 7 years ( Retired ). I also developed the MaChris Bushcraft knife. http://www.spooncarvingfirststeps.com/p/blog-page.html
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Re Profiled Gransfors Bruk.
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Spoon carving with Jon Mac Spoon carving first steps. Home of the MaChris bushcraft knife. Kuksa carving + Spoon carving tutorials and cours

Wood Smithing
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To make effective tools it is essential that the smith has an intimate knowledge of how that tool is used. To better my understanding and th

* Mungo Says Bah * Bushcraft Blog: Wooden Spoon Carving Gift
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Here are a couple of spoons I carved for my girlfriend - I carved them from a single chunk of white ash (fraxinus americana) I gathered from

Jon Mac's hand carved wooden spoons for sale.
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Jon Mac's hand carved wooden spoons for sale. Jon Mac's hand carved wooden spoons for sale.

Sorry students, I lied to you. University is about desperation, not aspi...
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Spoon carving tutorial (How to carve a spoon)
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'Happy New Year' First off I'd like to thank all of you that visit my little blog, we've reached 250,000 page views. I never in my wildest d

Stupid poor people are stupid and poor, says massive blonde-haired child
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THE debate over social mobility was reignited last night thanks to an opinion from an economy-sized boy.