Miscellaneous Adventures is a creative project founded by illustrator, artist and maker, Andrew Groves.
It serves as a marketplace and gallery for fine, handcrafted wooden utensils and other objects intended for use in the Great Outdoors.
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Adventures in tool restoration: I bought this 2 man cross cut saw from 1965 on eBay for 99p a while back and have used it many times for felling and logging trees. I decided it could benefit from a bit of attention so I carved replacement handles based on the original, fitted new hardware, polished and sharpened the blade and now it’s as good as (maybe better than) new.

Some of the things available on our store right now.

Some of the things available on our store right now.

Hand carved and wood burned sycamore objects to accompany a series a risograph prints I’ll be exhibiting as one of Pick Me Up’s Select artists this year at Somerset House.

Hand carved and wood burned sycamore objects to accompany a series a risograph prints I’ll be exhibiting as one of Pick Me Up’s Select artists this year at Somerset House.

The new Miscellaneous Adventures Navigator Pouch! Hand made from British waxed cotton, this pouch is the ideal receptacle for all your wilderness travel essentials.

The new Miscellaneous Adventures Navigator Pouch! Hand made from British waxed cotton, this pouch is the ideal receptacle for all your wilderness travel essentials.

My Field Notes book full of little patterns and ideas for wood burning onto Miscellaneous Adventures stuff.

My Field Notes book full of little patterns and ideas for wood burning onto Miscellaneous Adventures stuff.

Starting today we have 15% off everything across the store until Christmas Eve, making it easier for you buy something special, hand made and rad for the outdoor adventurer or appreciator of craft this Christmas. Go now!

Starting today we have 15% off everything across the store until Christmas Eve, making it easier for you buy something special, hand made and rad for the outdoor adventurer or appreciator of craft this Christmas. Go now!

New Slingshot! Got a bit carried away with the pyrography iron on this one but I like how it turned out.

New Slingshot! Got a bit carried away with the pyrography iron on this one but I like how it turned out.

A bunch of new products were added to the store over the weekend including the ones pictured here. Take a look and stock up on outdoor tools and utensils.

Do you and a friend want to join us in the woods of Sussex on our August 17th Woodland Woodcarving Workshop? Luckily for you we are offering a crazy last minute ultra deal which allows two people to attend for the price of one!
Book your places now exclusively through our TicTail store.

Do you and a friend want to join us in the woods of Sussex on our August 17th Woodland Woodcarving Workshop? Luckily for you we are offering a crazy last minute ultra deal which allows two people to attend for the price of one!

Book your places now exclusively through our TicTail store.

I made a few special products for YCN’s physical store and gallery space. Go and take a look if you’re in London and pick up some bits and pieces for your next adventure. Photos by YCN’s Spencer Wilton.

Miscellaneous Adventures iron-on patches have arrived! The round one is exclusively for people coming on my workshops and the shield is going out to Kickstarter backers. You’ll also be able to buy these from my store soon.

Miscellaneous Adventures iron-on patches have arrived! The round one is exclusively for people coming on my workshops and the shield is going out to Kickstarter backers. You’ll also be able to buy these from my store soon.

Box of axes! Wildlife Hatchets for the first Miscellaneous Adventures Woodland Woodcarving Workshops fresh from the forge in Sweden.

Box of axes! Wildlife Hatchets for the first Miscellaneous Adventures Woodland Woodcarving Workshops fresh from the forge in Sweden.

More personalised split log Kickstarter rewards. A full list of names will be added to my site soon. Also the button badges are ready to ship!

More personalised split log Kickstarter rewards. A full list of names will be added to my site soon. Also the button badges are ready to ship!

Here’s a bunch of personalised split logs for backers of £1 and £2! Make me get out there and do some more! 

Here’s a bunch of personalised split logs for backers of £1 and £2! Make me get out there and do some more! 

I made a few of these waxed cotton Secret Stash Pouches available as rewards on my Kickstarter. Pledge £40 to get one of these plus an enamel pin badge, embroidered patch and stickers! More details here.

I made a few of these waxed cotton Secret Stash Pouches available as rewards on my Kickstarter. Pledge £40 to get one of these plus an enamel pin badge, embroidered patch and stickers! More details here.