Category Archives: Projects

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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Building A Workbench

So I thought I would write a little story about the woodworking bench I just completed.  In the past I’d been using a small front vise with some wooden vise jaws that was pretty unsatisfactory when it came time to … Continue reading

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Rockhopper Christmas

Well I was feeling a bit nostalgic this year about all the great bicycle adventures I have enjoyed in the past.  So I made a little Christmas video to share some holiday spirit with my friends.         … Continue reading

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The Lumber Yard

So I tried my hand at cutting some traditional dovetails to form the corners of a wooden box.  They came out OK, but there is still a lot to learn before I get those perfected. After finishing the final sanding … Continue reading

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The Morakniv Project

I decided it was time to try my hand at fabricating a little bushcraft knife.  So, I bought a Morakniv blank and got busy putting it all together. Left over pieces and parts from other projects made up most of … Continue reading

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