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    Nipper operates power hammer

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    Hummingbird at the feeder

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    The death of Drew's garage

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    Replacing the cane seat in a canoe

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    Mystery Project

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    Nipper forges the bevel

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    Dad and lad forging a couple knives.

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    First attempt at clay coating a blade for heat treatment --

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    Finally done with my Mom's new slicing/paring/ chopping knif

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    Kitchen knife for Mom

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    Making a striker for flint 'n' steel kit.

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    Part II - Making a Scandi ground blade for a folding knife

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    Girls doing some smithing

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    Testing found steel for hardenability.

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    Forging a blade to fit a folding knife.

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    We've moved the forge into the garage, and I have a "new" anvil.

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    So now the 9 year old wants to get into the act

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    Making Damascus from a coiled spring

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    Nipper heat treats his forged knife.

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    A simple tool rack for the anvil stand.

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    Heat treating three different knives

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    Experimenting with a railroad spike

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    Grinding the secondary bevel.

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    The finished forged combat knife

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    Heat-treating the combat knife blade.

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    More progress on the combat knife.

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    Nipper's Knife, Part V Forging the finger guard.

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    More progress on Nipper's knife and my new knife.

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    Nipper's Knife - Part III

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    Nipper's knife, Part II -- and a lot more.

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    Nipper's knife Part I

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    Our last night at the beach. Not a lot to see, but the sound was mesmerizing.

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    We go geocaching while on vacation

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    Spring steel, acquired free from the scrapyard

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    Art fair

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    Satanite coating on the inside of the gas forge

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    Dad, are you doing any forging today? Can I try?

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    Forging a simple coat hook

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    An afternoon in the woods

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    Modifying the forge blower

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    Just sharpening some of the new blades.

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    Making a single brick forge

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    Successful forge weld!

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    New knives and forge mods.

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    Forced-air propane forge

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    Modifying the railroad track anvil

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    My first hand forged knife

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    Amateur metallurgy

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    Trying to forge weld

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    Part II: THE RETURN OF TONG

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    Blacksmith tongs!

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    RDPproject response

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    Anvil Stand

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    New Stuff: Anvil, forge, JHS and BAK.

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    Jason's Knife

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    Shaping the bevel on a bench grinder

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    Making a stick tang, puukko knife

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    Nipper making his first blown glass.

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    My friend Bill makes a colored glass vase

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    8 year old son uses a ferro rod to start a fire. (So easy a

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    Homemade Beef Jerky by Mook

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    Making a small neck knife, part 6

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    Making a small neck knife, part 5

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    Making a small neck knife, part 4

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    Making a small neck knife, part 3

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    Making a small neck knife, part 2

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    Making a small neck knife, part 1

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    Making a quick spatula from a fallen maple branch

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    Soft drink can lantern

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    Some blades I've made

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    Lighting a fire with a ferrocerium rod