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Knifemaking: reaction, the sacred pause, and the Querencia

“In bullfighting there is an interesting parallel to what I call the art of pausing, as a place of refuge and renewal. It is believed that in the midst of a fight, a bull can find his own particular area of safety in the arena. 509 more words


Machinery Hunting

I was on the Practical Machinist forum the other day and came across a post about machinery heading to the melting pot.  I clicked on it and found out that a scrap yard had bought out a closed down machine shop.  757 more words


The Match Tip Technique

This lock was decorated using what I like to call the “Match Tip Technique”

It is a great way to give metal objects a distressed or damaged look… 236 more words


Watch this video to see the future of circular saws and other dangerous woodworking and metalworking tools. 97 more words


Are You Pondering What I'm Pondering?

I think so, Brain … but can Tuesday Weld solder?


Knifemaking: The Saj Epilogue- embracing the unexpected

“Kiss a lover
Dance a measure,
Find your name
And buried treasure…

Face your life
Its pain,
Its pleasure,
Leave no path untaken.”

Mrs. Owens, from Neil Gaiman’s… 606 more words