Author Archives: George Crawford

About George Crawford

archaeologist, archer, primitive technologist, and wannabee musician ... mostly

Making a NATO-Style Watch Band

Taking a break from work to make something for myself… I don’t wear a watch every day but when I do, I like it to be comfortable and not at all flashy.  I was never a fan of wearing a … Continue reading

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Another Interesting Vehicle

Jan. 22, 1922. Washington, D.C. Woman in three-wheeled vehicle.  I wish I knew more about this photo and the vehicle in particular.

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Banjo

This post was prompted by a few photos I recently took to document some of my projects. I fully disassembled , repaired some problems, refinished, and did a full set-up on my Banjo.  Not surprisingly, it was a bigger job … Continue reading

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The Stonebridge Folding Lantern

The Stonebridge Lantern; a classic, lightweight, packable candle lantern that was very popular once upon a time in the U.S.  The Stonebridge is an ingenious piece of design work as it folds almost perfectly flat for travel; like origami in … Continue reading

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Raised With Wilderness Skills

Don’t leave the kids out of the things you find important… Nota bene! The following ramble was written at three in the morning and may contain sentiment, ramblings, and a bit of opinion. I don’t want this to sound preachy.  … Continue reading

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