Month: September 2008

Will…

  This small oak tree was featured in an earlier posting a little while back. I planted it in my garden back on Cape Breton Island. Two tiny saplings were a gift from a friend who passed away suddenly this past week. When I was very young he and my father would take me on long hikes, deep into the heart of the Island fishing trout from fresh mountain streams. This is not a goodbye, but until we fish...

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Tool Tip

  If you use a sandpaper on glass sharpening method you’re well aware of the process involved in maintaining the sandpaper. From often changes to tiny tears due to ripples created when tiny pockets of air get trapped underneath the paper. I’ve discovered a few tricks to help eliminate these ‘bubbles’ between the paper and glass and generally highten the odds of achieveing great sharpening results. The first step when applying the paper to the glass is being sure the glass is completely clean and free of any small dust particles. I generally rub a small amount of mineral...

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