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New Year Review: Carving Knives by Jim Wester of North Bay Forge

When I was a student at Goddard College in the later 1990’s, a friend and fellow student somewhat reluctantly let me borrow his amazing bent-blade carving knife for a weekend.  He picked it up from working with his neighboring San Juan Islander, Jim Wester…

Spoon making with the staff of EarthWalk Vermont

A beautiful frosty November morning in Plainfield, Vermont.  Just outside of the Flanders Building at Goddard College, which serves as the office for EarthWalk.  What a fine morning sharing spoon making techniques with these wonderful and deeply talented folks…  Thank you for sharing your…

Lu’s Shaving Horse

Lu Neuse spent a couple of days out here in the Roxbury hills this winter working on making a fine shaving horse.  With a fire cranking away in the wood stove, the shop was alive with tools, chips, and shavings flying!  Good company was…