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Markesan Heritage Day Demonstration

Been a while since I’ve posted anything, mostly due to the fact that there hasn’t been much to post because I haven’t done too much blacksmithing because I’ve been getting ready for my wedding which is happening in 6 days. 111 more words


The King of Crafts

As I prepare to leave, I thought I would share a story that illustrates why I want to be a blacksmith…

Camelot had been finished for a month or so, the concrete curing to perfection. 629 more words


The making of a Katana - the traditional way

After all the software heavy posts lately, I was ready for something different. This may be a bit too different, but hey, it’s my blog! 57 more words

The Head of the Nail

Some dry nail humor to get our bellows pumpin': (A little trick is sometimes used among some (that would be thought cunning Carpenters) privately to touch the Head of the Nail with a little Ear-wax, and then lay a Wager with a Stranger to the Trick, that he shall not drive that Nail up to the Head with so many blows. 759 more words
Blue Oak