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Making Containers via Primitive Process Pottery

Originally posted on Survival Sherpa:
by Todd Walker Coffee drinkers like myself usually have a favorite mug or cup. My all-time favorite “tankard” developed a crack and DRG trashed it. A sad day indeed! My sob story may seem petty, but…

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Joining Techniques for Building Houses, Barns, etc.

A selection of simple construction framing joints for building construction. These are all really just mortises or forms of notching.  These simple techniques can add a lot of value to your repertoire.  The internet shows so much excitement when these … Continue reading

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A Selection of Joining Techniques

A selection of simple lapping-joints for various purposes.  An essential part of any builder’s mental tool-kit.

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Art of Joinery in House Construction (or how I re-learned my original trade)

I have been re-studying joinery, amongst other things, recently and am currently deep in Moxon’s The Art of Joinery.  I have built many structures in my life and documented quite a few for historic preservation.  Last night, I made it … Continue reading

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Leather Shop Apron

I finally got around to replacing my very old shop apron.  It was the standard issue split-leather welder style and over many hard years had amassed large quantities of wood glue, grease, metal grime, blood and membrane (from brain tanning), … Continue reading

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