Month: September 2015


Oh, Strop it!

And┬áreally enjoy your chisels Every once in a while I discover something, purely by chance, that is so obvious that I absolutely can not believe I never saw it before. Recently I had just such an epiphany through simple laziness. I have used several systems of sharpening over the 40+ years I have been involved…

It takes 100 years to grow a tree

Form over function, style over quality, the never ending quest for acceptance and validation from a culture with no anchor and no compass.