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The basics of building a fire
The bloggers over at Fix have provided an excellent infographic that highlights the elements of building a safe and successful fire. Source: Fix.com
Backyard cedar strip canoe: Part 1, Introduction
So, I’ve done it! [The Story so far] This is the first in a series of posts about building a backyard cedar strip canoe. Follow along as I research, cost, plan, schedule, and possibly fumble my way through an urban build of one of the most loved forms of backcountry transportation. Well, to clarify, I haven’t done a…
Knife-making with Dean Piesner and Robb Martin
Knowing as much about my tools as I can has always been the way I’ve been wired. It’s the reason I took up an interest in blacksmithing in the first place — I took a one-day historical society course on how to make a traditional Native neck knife (the pocketknife of the fur trade era)….