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Opinel custom knife handle

This was a really fun-yet-frustrating project.  Opinels are great pocket knives with very sharp straight-ground blades perfect for whittling.  The beech-wood handles, I find, are not so great, being a little too short for my comfort.  416 more words

Scrimshaw #3 @ALTERNACOMICS Newsprint Review ( @HordeMedia ) from @kleffnotes

Scrimshaw #3 continues the action packed story with the crew of The Runaway Horse split up and Danny Yuda and Mr. Song still focused on the Tanto octopus. 93 more words

Comics

@Scrimshawcomic #2 @ALTERNACOMICS Newsprint Review ( @HordeMedia )from @kleffnotes

Scrimshaw #2 jumps right back into the story from the first issue with Danny Yuda hot on the heels of The Runaway Horse crew after their theft of a rather extraordinary octopus. 164 more words

Comics

RECORD: Eldred's Sets a New World Record for Scrimshaw

What you see: A scrimshaw whale’s tooth by Edward Burdett, made in the early 1830s and inscribed, in block letters, “Engraved by Edward Burdett of Nantucket Onboard the Ship… 744 more words

Collectibles

Latest Cedar Scrimshaws™

Got a few more cedar scrimshaws finished over the last few weeks.

As usual, the wood is always eastern red cedar. I used pastels, color pencils and ink for the color, then used a dremel to inscribe some of the lines.

How-to

My family story in ten objects... number 5

This object is a coconut carved into a face… if you saw it you might think it was made by someone who lived where coconuts grow, someone who carved these sorts of things all the time to sell. 690 more words

Family Stories