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Because You Can…

“Because you can and they can’t, and that is enough reason to help a neighbor.” Advertisements

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Obstacle or Bulwark? The Wall of Separation

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Starting 2017–New Knives–Unusual

Here are 4 new knives–the first for the new year! All are hidden-tang mortised construction, and all are 154CM steel.

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Primitive Arrowhead Option

Here is a copper arrowhead that I just made out of a 1-inch piece of 1/2-inch water pipe. Sitting on the anvil around it, are all of the tools used. You can see that one side is filed smooth and … Continue reading

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Poor Man’s Kydex

Really, Kydex isn’t that expensive. But, not everybody wants to order a sheet of it just for an experiment. Anyway, here’s what happened when I stuck a Victorinox paring knife into a piece of hot CPVC water pipe: The piece … Continue reading

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Ontario Knife Company SP8 Survival Machete–Flat Ground

Here is a customization a customer requested on his Ontario SP8.

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“Strike Anywhere?” Did the Matches Change?

I’m wondering what your recent experience has been with strike-anywhere matches.  It’s been so long since I’ve used many.  However, you might remember a short time, some years back, when the entire supply of “strike anywhere” seemed to dry up … Continue reading

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