Author Archives: Podforge

2012 is done

Not sure If I’m going to do a year in retrospective post or not.  I did manage to close out the year with 12 solid days of being sick.  Not really how I wanted to spend the time but such … Continue reading

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Another bench knife

I recently finished up another bench knife.  This one was to fill an order.  The customer decided to go with Color case hardened fittings and stabilized walnut burl.  Walnut and color case.. such a beautiful combination.  I’m not really feeling … Continue reading

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Turkey Day post

Today is Turkey day here in the states, lots of people are posting notes of thankfulness.   I think the thing, most relevant to this blog, that I am thankful for is that I have been able to structure my life … Continue reading

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Recent miscellaneous projects

I’m one of those people that have a hard time just making a “practice piece” when trying to dial in a process.  Recently I needed to verify some methodology in color case hardening, in preparation for a commission.  Rather than … Continue reading

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Show recap and status of long term projects

The NWKC show in Kelso a couple weeks ago wrapped up the show season for me this year.   It was a good show and I’ll be doing it again next year.  Included in the knives I had was a … Continue reading

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JS set is now for sale

This is just a quick note to say that my set of 5 JS fit and finish knives are now for sale.  They are in a locking walnut display case (the case is made in the USA).  Here is a … Continue reading

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Early september update:

So perhaps the title of Early September is a bit optimistic now that I’m looking at the calendar. Where to start…  How about the shed.  The door hardware was acquired, the door fabricated and hung.  I’ve even managed to get … Continue reading

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End of July update

So July has ended.  It was a busy month.  The shed took a bit more to get built than I hoped for but not by much.  I underestimated the amount of fill I would need to level the spot for … Continue reading

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Mid July update

I know things have been pretty quite on the news front here, so time to give you all an update. The new forge I built earlier this year has been living in a temporary structure in the yard where I … Continue reading

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Blade 2013

I have sent in my renewal contract for Blade 2013.  Looking forward to seeing all the folks I met this year, at next year’s Blade.

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