Fibre Clothing and Accessories
a selection of craft items, from hand carved products to clothing
equipment. The clothing and equipment items are made and designed by
to perform in extreme environments. These designs are unique
based on years of experience, actually using gear in various
Currently Neil's clothing
range is unavailable due to a lack of time to
make them. When they become available again we will change the page.
A product that took
five years to develop, from finding and testing combinations of
materials, to getting the design features just right.
This is a working
garment at home when it is cold and wet in the forest
bushcraft instructors and forestry workers because it shrugs of sparks
from a fire and rough use. It is also very popular with deerstalkers
because of its warmth and near silence in use.
The basic garment
constructed from the highest quality woollen blanket and is of
"overhead" design. The thickness of the wool makes it very weatherproof
and of course wool is naturally resilient to sparks from the fire.
ventile cotton covering wear points on the shoulders, elbows and
providing extra weather proofing on the hood. The smock also has a
ventile map pocket on the front of the smock that sits on the huge hand
warmer tunnel pocket on the front of the smock.
further sealed out with knitted cuffs and a drawcorded hem.
Ventile is a superb outdoor fabric, being
weatherproof, durable and long lasting, for all of these reasons Neil
has been using it to make jackets for the last ten years.
Designs are simple and Highly functional. The smocks can be used
instead of a shirt in warm weather or used to keep the weather at bay
in the winter months when placed over a woollen mid-layer.
unique hood design is plenty big enough to wear a hat under and
fully adjustable to the users head, this allows the hood to turn with
the users head. The hood also includes a wired hood for improved vision.
Every Day Carry Pouch
Many people carry a multitool, in this
modern age you are more likely to be changeing a plug than skinning a
The original idea for carrying it with a firesteel and a flashlight
came from a well known bushcraft instructor. Carrying all three
together makes a lot of sense as it provides the functionality of the
multi-tool, a source of heat for making fire and of course light for
when darkness falls and
all handily carried on your
belt (nobody goes very far without their trousers).
The pouch will hold a leatherman wave or
similar sized multi-tool, it
has a fixed loop for a firesteel and an adjustable velcro loop for a
tactical style torch (Surfire, LED Lenser, Madjak or even maglite).
Please state whether left or right
handed when ordering. The cost
is £15 before shipping within the UK.
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