Tag Archives: low tech

How to Build an Earthen Oven — Savoring the Past

The existence of ovens like this is easily documented for the 18th century. In fact, just about every ancient culture had a very similar oven. There’s one particular wood cut illustration from medieval times depicting an earthen oven built on … Continue reading

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A tool cabinet for that special kid in your life

Wow.  I would have loved that top kit, even in my twenties!

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Eye-candy – couple wonderful tool cabinets

The perfect gift for the craftsperson in your life.  You could go a long way with a selection of tools like this.

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Documenting a Foot-Powered Treadle Lathe

From the YouTube channel, Chop With Chris where he does “amazing woodworking projects with no power tools.”  At last count, he has 19 “how to” videos available and a slew of other good things on his YouTube channel. From his … Continue reading

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Love Huaraches?

Visit the Huarache Blog. A tradition I hope remains alive and vibrant.

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