2013/03/24 – Testing my restored, reshaped axes heads and the horse shoe knives


This morning, I decided that it would be a good time to test out the axes and knives that I made previously. – Click here for the knives – Click here for the axes It…

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2013/03/17 – Making 2 knifes from a horse shoe


Last weekend I decided to try making knifes from a old horse shoe that I had. So I cleaned up the horse shoe which was all rusty, until it looked like this   Then I…

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2013/03/16 – Restoring, reshaping, and bring new life into some old axe heads


For a while I have been using my restored hatchet(s) on some of my hiking trips. They are nice for the small work, but chopping through a bigger tree (dead ones) was not easy. So…

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2013/01/20 – Adding a towbar to my anvil


To get more use out of my anvil, I wanted to add a towbar so I have the possibility to make also rounded shapes. I searched the local ebay version here in Czech Republic, and…

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2013/01/15 – My anvil


Today afternoon I bought on the local ebay site here in Czech Republic an anvil. There are several for sale, but or very far away, or too big for my needs. This one seemed to…

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2012/12/09 – How I made my forge


How I made my forge from the bottom half of an old barbecue. I intend to make my own knife, so therefore I figured I would need a forge for the heat treatment, and who…

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2012/10/18 – Making a leather sheath for my axe


The steps I took to make a leather sheath for my axe.

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2012/10/15 – Restoring 2 old axes


The steps I took to restore these 2 old axes back to live.

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2012/10/10 – How I made my take down bow


Made from an old pair of cross country ski’s

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2012/09/17 – Single layer hammock with integrated underquilt


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