For more information and updates, follow me on social media. When folks hear I design and make #leather goods, they often say, “You must have a good sewing machine.” #handmade #artisan #790QueenEast pic.twitter.com/BIMvNnfvmY — Mike Zimmermann (@awordinthewoods) December 7, 2016
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)….
Blacksmithing and leatherwork and bushcraft, oh my.
Like most people, I have a variety of interests. Sometimes, the popular pastimes that appeal to my colleagues and friends don’t hold that same draw — I don’t play golf, or follow sports. Some of my passions do fall closer to the mainstream — craft beer, pool, good food. The interests that titled this post,…