Started A New Axe Handle, Out of Oak!

Sorted through my pile of staves today, looking for a good piece to use to cut out a blank for my next axe handle. Since I’ve been cutting planks with the chainsaw, I decided to rip a board out of the stave rather than hacking it down with my hatchet.

Read More…Read More…

Chainsaw Rip-Sawing

I decided to try something a little different today and see how it turned out. It’s been cold enough that the concrete place was shutdown, so I took my day off to try my hand at ripping lumber with a chainsaw. The results were most excellent.

Read More…Read More…

The Moon

Outdoor lighting is something I think a lot of people overlook. The glow of even a half moon is plenty to cast strong shadows at night, and gives a sublime look to the world. While moonless nights can be incredibly dark, the light of the silver disc showcases a world just beyond the veil of normal life.

Read More…Read More…

Annoying Primitive Human Habits

There are things instilled in our biology that aren’t rational from a modern perspective, but when we dig deeply, we find that these annoying habits probably kept our ancestors out of harm’s way.

Read More…Read More…