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From Junk to Jewel

This axe came into the shop as an ugly little hatchet-head, covered with dings, dull as a brick, and mushroomed from being used as a splitting wedge. The first job was to get the remains of the old handle out.  … Continue reading

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“The Elite are Masters of the Basics”

“The elite are masters of the basics.” Wherever this sentence came from, it is profound. It certainly applies to knifemaking, as well as every other discipline. It leads directly to the next question: “What are the basics?” In the cutlery … Continue reading

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Introducing the PTS Bush Knife!

This project is an attempt to fill the needs of those studying primitive wilderness skills, by supplying a well-designed, durably constructed, light-weight, powerful all-around cutting tool at a minimum of expense. The blade is cut from used sawmill blade, and … Continue reading

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