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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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Walnut Hull Dye

In an effort to maintain my health and get a little closer to nature, I have been experimenting with black walnut hulls, and their potential for dyeing both wood and leather. Here is an example of the result: The dye … Continue reading

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