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Classical Training–for a Pipe Maker

A lot of people who try their hand at making a tobacco pipe do so because they want to make a special shape that they cannot afford to buy, such as a blowfish: But pipe making is kind of like … Continue reading

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The Junior Armory

I grew up playing in tree forts and fighting my brothers with wooden swords we made, but it’s been a long time since I’ve made a wooden sword.  By the time my third daughter was born, I figured I might … Continue reading

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