Category Archives: Projects

The Snow Sledge

Here is our latest project.  It is a sledge for hauling gear to the camp in the snow. And is you have a few minutes to spare and want to “geek out” on the build video, here you go. Until … Continue reading

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Buzzy’s Cedar Box

After nearly 50 years of service, my brother Buzzy is finally retiring from the Seattle Police Department.  For any of my pals in law enforcement, this is the place where your jaw drops and you say, “holy smokes”.  (Or something … Continue reading

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Camille’s Purse

Bespoke is an adjective for anything commissioned to a particular specification. It may be altered or tailored to the customs, tastes, or usage of an individual purchaser.[1]    … More about that in a second. So everybody that knows me, knows that being … Continue reading

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The Bunkhouse

I thought it was time for another progress update from Mowich Camp.  Here is a little video about our work on the bunkhouse. Thanks for watching.  In spite of the 80 degree days we’re only a couple of months away … Continue reading

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Handmade – Really!

Last November (2015) I did a little video and a story about thrashing around in the mud at the mouth of the Snohomish River, salvaging a little wood from one of the thousands of storm tossed logs, stranded on the … Continue reading

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The Handcrafted Ladle

Winter is a great time to be out in the woods.  Especially for some fun  little bushcraft projects.  All the leaves are down and it is really easy (or easier) to scramble around in a tangle of vine maple roots … Continue reading

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Booker’s Cabinet of Curiosities

This all started with a library book.  Last week my grandson Booker showed me a very cool book he’d checked out of his library featuring page after page of great ideas on how to study, preserve, and catalog various treasures … Continue reading

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