As summer wraps up, a new school year is just beginning for most of my family and friends. This is the first time I won’t be following in those footsteps, and to be honest- it’s bittersweet. I couldn’t be more excited for the new beginnings, but I’ll miss the enthusiasm and energy of working withContinue reading “On to new adventures”
Table Day has become like Christmas in the Buckingham household! It is the day we have waited for all week, while the resin churns and sets. Table Day is when we finally get to remove it from the mold to see how it all turned out! Enjoy the moment when the table is “popped” becauseContinue reading “Table Day!”
I was lucky enough to acquire a unique piece of history, a Columbian Hardware post vise from the mid-1910’s. Definitely in need of a little care, but overall in great shape for having sat in a barn for almost 60 years… After taking apart the vise, stripping all of the rust, repainting, and greasing theContinue reading “Restoring a piece of history: 1910’s Columbian Hardware Post Vise”
This little coil spring Kiridashi was chisel-ground to be incredibly sharp. This was a trial in seeing how thin I could take it, and I certainly pushed this one to the limit. It is a right handed grind.
Sometimes the simple things have the most to teach us. I am constantly refining my work in a variety of skills, but I love coming back to simple projects that challenge me on the basics and make me rethink my process. These are already spoken for but you could have your very own by ContactingContinue reading “Key Racks and Plant Hangers”
I got the chance to recently get some friends and family members into the forge to work on some projects of their own. Here are a few pictures from the weekend