Halloween and the Jack-O-Lantern

Here’s a little Halloween treat this week that I think you will enjoy, and maybe learn something along the way.  Enjoy! The Story of Halloween Most people think of Halloween as a night of dress up in ghostly or funny costumes, to have parties, or to go “trick-or-treating” and never consider why or how muchContinue reading “Halloween and the Jack-O-Lantern”

Strops & Stropping

Strops & Stopping by Del Stubbs, Pinewood Forge Strops & Stropping A Strop for carving tools needs a very fine surface for accepting compound – yet is thin enough to not cause gross rounding of the micro bevel.  I go through lots of hides at my leather wholesaler before I choose the ones that haveContinue reading “Strops & Stropping”