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  • This is our arrow head spike hawk, before and after pictures.
Also if you want to see more videos of the process and such, check us out on our Facebook page at Walkbyfaith777
  • This is our arrow head spike hawk, before and after pictures.
    Also if you want to see more videos of the process and such, check us out on our Facebook page at Walkbyfaith777
  • 0 1 11 hours ago
  • What’s your dream off road vehicle? A first gen bronco is mine. 📸 @backroads_bronco
  • What’s your dream off road vehicle? A first gen bronco is mine. 📸 @backroads_bronco
  • 11 1 11 hours ago
  • Pine Marten ~ Cat Crainn ~ Martes martes 
The Irish for this being translates as ‘Tree Cat’, which is obvious once you see their amazing, non-retractable claws. They do not belong to the cat family, however, but to the family Mustelidae, along with otters, badgers & stoats. They spend most of their time in the trees, living a solitary life, coming down only to hunt at night, mate and with their young in the late spring time. They are omnivores and eat small manmals, birds, amphibians, berries, nuts & seeds. 
In Ireland, there are lots of place names which refer to ‘cat’ and it is thought that this refers more to the pine marten, cat crainn, since we do not have wild cats. Examples include: Creag na gCat- Rock of the cats, County Antrim & Oweynagat- Cave of the Cats, County Roscommon. 
Interestingly enough, Cave of the cats is located in Rathcroghan, where the Warrior Queen Meadhbh hailed from. It is said that Meadhbh wore a pet Pine Marten around her neck until Cú Chulainn killed it with a slingshot. 
Pine Marten populations are strongest in Connacht, the land of Meadhbh, as well as in the Midlands. They live in the woods where I live 🤗

They suffered so much persecution in Ireland for their fur in the Middle Ages. Since 1976, they have been protected by the Wildlife Act and their numbers on the rise. There are an estimated 4,000 animals now across the country, though largely absent in mid-Ulster, Cork & Limerick. As their range increases once again, so too does the population of the native red squirrel. Evidence suggests that as the Pine Marten more easily predates the Grey Squirrel, the native Red Squirrel is returning. 
In Irish folklore, cat crainn appears in the stories of the Fianna. It was said to have been Fionn’s first “heroic” act as an infant to strangle a Pine Marten, skin it and wear it as a blanket. 
I love this poem which refers to a favourite hunting place of the Fianna, Beann Ghualainn: ‘Martens in your mysterious woods,
Squirrels abounding in your trees,
Badgers that are good to hunt
Many wild fawns running free’. Reference: “Ireland’s Animals, by Niall Mac Coitir”. I found this one on the road to Donegal with @feral.lion, bark-tanned.
  • Pine Marten ~ Cat Crainn ~ Martes martes
    The Irish for this being translates as ‘Tree Cat’, which is obvious once you see their amazing, non-retractable claws. They do not belong to the cat family, however, but to the family Mustelidae, along with otters, badgers & stoats. They spend most of their time in the trees, living a solitary life, coming down only to hunt at night, mate and with their young in the late spring time. They are omnivores and eat small manmals, birds, amphibians, berries, nuts & seeds.
    In Ireland, there are lots of place names which refer to ‘cat’ and it is thought that this refers more to the pine marten, cat crainn, since we do not have wild cats. Examples include: Creag na gCat- Rock of the cats, County Antrim & Oweynagat- Cave of the Cats, County Roscommon.
    Interestingly enough, Cave of the cats is located in Rathcroghan, where the Warrior Queen Meadhbh hailed from. It is said that Meadhbh wore a pet Pine Marten around her neck until Cú Chulainn killed it with a slingshot.
    Pine Marten populations are strongest in Connacht, the land of Meadhbh, as well as in the Midlands. They live in the woods where I live 🤗

    They suffered so much persecution in Ireland for their fur in the Middle Ages. Since 1976, they have been protected by the Wildlife Act and their numbers on the rise. There are an estimated 4,000 animals now across the country, though largely absent in mid-Ulster, Cork & Limerick. As their range increases once again, so too does the population of the native red squirrel. Evidence suggests that as the Pine Marten more easily predates the Grey Squirrel, the native Red Squirrel is returning.
    In Irish folklore, cat crainn appears in the stories of the Fianna. It was said to have been Fionn’s first “heroic” act as an infant to strangle a Pine Marten, skin it and wear it as a blanket.
    I love this poem which refers to a favourite hunting place of the Fianna, Beann Ghualainn: ‘Martens in your mysterious woods,
    Squirrels abounding in your trees,
    Badgers that are good to hunt
    Many wild fawns running free’. Reference: “Ireland’s Animals, by Niall Mac Coitir”. I found this one on the road to Donegal with @feral.lion, bark-tanned.
  • 14 1 11 hours ago
  • Beautiful hunting day
  • Beautiful hunting day
  • 6 1 11 hours ago
  • Tonight we march on the government and abolish society
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#anprim #bushcraft
  • Tonight we march on the government and abolish society

    #anprim #bushcraft
  • 7 0 11 hours ago
  • To see more behind the scenes stuff and gear reviews check out the Shawnee Woodsman Facebook page! Link in the bio. Cheers.
  • To see more behind the scenes stuff and gear reviews check out the Shawnee Woodsman Facebook page! Link in the bio. Cheers.
  • 50 1 11 hours ago
  • No axe is complete until you apply the MSHA electrical tape over strike collar. Bluegrass Dayton pattern, phenomenal stamp and a poll that isn’t beat all to hell. This should clean up very nicely.
  • No axe is complete until you apply the MSHA electrical tape over strike collar. Bluegrass Dayton pattern, phenomenal stamp and a poll that isn’t beat all to hell. This should clean up very nicely.
  • 8 3 11 hours ago
  • Bu yıl kış gelmedi, çok üzgünüz..
  • Bu yıl kış gelmedi, çok üzgünüz..
  • 244 1 11 hours ago
  • Bulmak için kendimi,
Çiçeklerde, kuşlarda, tarlalarda, kentlerde;
İnsanların davranışlarında,
Sözlerinde ve düşüncelerinde;
Güneş ışığında
Ve artık yok olmuş dünyaların
Unutulmuş harabelerinde aramalıyım.

Fernando Pessoa
  • Bulmak için kendimi,
    Çiçeklerde, kuşlarda, tarlalarda, kentlerde;
    İnsanların davranışlarında,
    Sözlerinde ve düşüncelerinde;
    Güneş ışığında
    Ve artık yok olmuş dünyaların
    Unutulmuş harabelerinde aramalıyım.

    Fernando Pessoa
  • 40 3 11 hours ago
  • Absolutely proud of these soldiers today 💪

Blood, sweat and tears 😭 and they have pushed our team through, to qualify for the Army Nordic skiing Championships 😎

Off to Germany 🇩🇪 we go 😎
  • Absolutely proud of these soldiers today 💪

    Blood, sweat and tears 😭 and they have pushed our team through, to qualify for the Army Nordic skiing Championships 😎

    Off to Germany 🇩🇪 we go 😎
  • 463 12 11 hours ago
  • The rounded, clustered buds of the English Oak (quercus robur)
  • The rounded, clustered buds of the English Oak (quercus robur)
  • 18 3 15 hours ago