Long-term bushcraft program number 32 successfully completed. Home with family in NH.
Full house on the cook stove. Cook shack is a luxury during cold weather.
Brown ash basketry in camp today. Some pack baskets, some smaller baskets. #poundedash
1st aid/CPR in camp this AM. It's a requirement to become a registered Maine guide.
Pounding brown ash for basket splints. Lots of 'pounding ash' jokes flying around camp right now.
Splitting a brown ash log with wooden wedges, to be pounded into pack basket splints.
Felling a large brown ash for pack basket splints.
Putting wood in the stove. Cook shack at the JMB field school.
Atlatl practice. The original big game hunting tool.
Jack Mountain Bushcraft School instructor and Maine Guide Paul Sveum poling his 18' EM White wood canvas boat on a lower West Branch of the Penobscot deadwater at twilight.