quinta-feira, 13 de março de 2014

How to Restore an Old, Rusty Ax By Best Made

quinta-feira, 16 de maio de 2013

The Journals of Richard Proenneke 1974-1980

Richard L. Proenneke—a modern-day Henry David Thoreau—built a cabin in Twin Lakes, Alaska, during the spring of 1968, sparking thirty years of personal growth in which he spent the majority of his time strengthening his relationship with the wilderness around him. Following in the footsteps of One Man’s Wilderness, a classic book compiling some of the mountain man’s journals, More Readings from One Man’s Wilderness chronicles Proenneke’s experiences with animals, the elements, park visitors, and observations he made while hiking in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve. A master woodcraftsman, a mechanical genius, a tireless hiker with a keen eye, and a journalist, Proenneke’s life at Twin Lakes has inspired thousands of readers for decades.

Editor John Branson—a longtime friend of Proenneke’s and a park historian—ensures that Proenneke’s journals from 1974–1980 are kept entirely intact. His colloquial writing is not changed or altered, but Branson’s footnotes make his world more approachable by providing a background for names and places that may have otherwise been unknown. Any reader with a love for conservation and true-life wilderness narratives will undoubtedly admire and relish Proenneke’s tales of living in the wild. 57 color illustrations

SOURCE Amazon

http://www.cr.nps.gov/history/online_books/lacl/proenneke.pdf

quarta-feira, 20 de março de 2013

Happy People: A Year in the Taiga

Happy People: A Year in the Taiga is a 2010 documentary film that depicts the life of the people in the village of Bakhtia along the Yenisei River, the heart of the Siberian Taiga. Some 300 villagers whose daily routines have barely changed over the last century and live according to their own values and cultural traditions.

More info at Happy People: A Year in the Taiga - Movie Review

segunda-feira, 18 de março de 2013

KFU - Custom Knives




I have started a partnership with Chris from KFU to produce leather sheath for is knives. Chris is a knifemaker from the EUA and a great friendly guys.
Check him out and i guarantee that  you will not be disappointed

More details on his work can be found here  http://www.facebook.com/pages/KFU-Knives/119027924948726 and http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/forumdisplay.php/872-Backwoods-amp-KFU-Custom-Handmade-Knives

quarta-feira, 30 de janeiro de 2013

Sharpening

This is a simple video i made for showing the complete process of sharpening a knife from dull to razor sharp

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