Guest Post from Jennie Trotter… The secret to owning a beautiful pocket knife is the lock! If you do not have a good lock system, the pocket knife can be a hazard, rather than a prized possession. Only a knife enthusiast can tell the locks apart. But, that does not mean that an amateur cannot […]
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In this marvelous book, Salaman describes and illustrates every tool used in the leather-working trades in Great Britain from about 1700 until the present time, and explains its purposeQall told, he covers over 1,100 different tools. As Dr. Daniel Preston comments in his preface to this reprint, RThere is not now, nor has there ever […]
Anyone eager to master survival skills for outdoor vacations, or simply to find a fun new family activity for a Saturday afternoon, will be educated and inspired by the practical advice presented here by archaeologists, anthropologists, primitive practitioners, craftsmen, and artisans. These experts help modern readers rediscover the skills that have served humanity for millennia: […]
Shared with permission of Leon from SurvivalCommonSense.comOriginally Posted on April 13th, 2010 by Leon in Recommended Readings by Leon Pantenburg One idea survival book authors may be able to agree upon is that mental attitude is critical to any survival scenario. Countless documented cases prove your attitude and reaction to the situation, not your survival kit […]
This complete guide helps you with the proper selection, use and care of tools. Contains usage and sharpening tips for knives, punches, chisels, edgers and many other leathercraft tools. (more…) Related posts: Dictionary of Leather-Working Tools, C. 1700-1950: And the Tools of Allied Trades (Paperback) Primitive Skills and Crafts: An Outdoorsman’s Guide to Shelters, Tools, […]