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As the first Bushcraft association to be set up in Northern Ireland our aim is to promote and encourage the practice of Bushcraft and wilderness living skills by all and to aid whoever wants to learn this fantastic pastime.

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Latest Blog Posts for Northern Ireland Bushcraft Association

  • Basket making
    on Oct 9, 2011
    We had a great day with Clive Lyttle from  Welig Crafts making baskets at his headquarters in County Down.Here's a few pictures from the day.
  • Endicotts Army Surplus
    on Aug 16, 2011
    Stuart, Davy, neil and myself travelled to exeter at the end of July for a weekend tracking course with Shadowhawk tracking school. The only way for us to get there on time was to fly which left us with the problem that there are certain items that c...
  • Pine Resin Glue
    on Jul 19, 2011
    Hi folks, just a short write up on making pine resin (pitch) glue. On Saturday past i spent about an hour and a half collecting resin from spruce and managed to gather only but a fistful but not deterred i was determined to make myself some natural g...
  • NI-Wild Forum Day.
    on Jul 11, 2011
    We had a great day with the good people from the NI-Wild Outdoors forum who came along to Carnfunnock for a Bushcraft day. our thyme for the day was "Fire"Firstly Paul and Andy took them for a walk around Carnfunnock's extensive grounds to ident...
  • Bone Arrow Heads
    on Jul 3, 2011
    After making a few bone fish hooks, I decided to make some Arrow heads as well. All made with hand tools (Razor saw, hand files and sand paper)I use a Cow shin for the bone.  First I sawed the bone into pieces, then drew on the shape in pencil a...
  • Cross-Community day
    on Jun 30, 2011
    We were invited to host a cross community Bushcraft Day at our NIBA HQ at Carnfunnock Country Park, by Groundwork NI. We welcomed a number of Primary School children from both side of the Community to our site and spent an enjoyable day lea...
  • Trip to the Marble Arch Caves
    on Jun 30, 2011
    I took a trip to County Fermanagh recently and spent an enjoyable day exploring the Famous Marble Arch caves and surrounding woodland.Some of the Stalactites and a large CascadeStalactites and VeilsAnd more.The Woodland around the area is excellent.S...
  • Into the Wild
    on Mar 28, 2011
    On the 25th myself and Stuart went for a bit of a dander over the Antrim plateau. Our intention was to pay a visit to the Neolithic Axe factory at the foot of Teivebulliagh in the hills above Cushendall to observe the unique features in the landscape...
  • A Few Days Out
    on Mar 14, 2011
    The following is a collection of my days out in my local woods with Neil. We had a day focused on tracking and i had a day out with with my dog ben identifying a few wild plants.Pine cones on the laft gnawed by a squirrel and on the right by wood m...
  • Bushcraft Weekend overnighter
    on Mar 7, 2011
    A few of us decided to stay out at the weekend. It was a time to meet up with friends old and new and have a bit of craic. It was a nice relaxing weekend but we still managed to practice some skills. We did some carving work and a burnt out wooden cu...
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