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  1. Soul of a knife

    Knife of soul? I've always wondered about that. I have read the paragraphs about the artist imbuing his soul into the steel through hammer blows,heat treatment and other stages in the making of something special. I've also read of it romanticized in legends like Excalibur and also of people asking where the soul is and can you point to it in the knife. Or, cold steel don't have soul son, it's got edge, toughness and nothing like it when you just need a knife.
    Got me thinking that both ...

    Updated 01-19-2014 at 09:04 PM by alan12690 (Spelling)

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  2. The weekend

    As a software developer who stares at a computer screen for most of the week, when the weekend arrives I ditch the laptop and get away from working in my head to working with my hands. I've been following this ritual for 10 plus years, this desire to create something physical with purpose, with form and function and most importantly, something I want to make.
    I'm not taking about painting the wall or repairing the gate or any DIY task that my wife wants fixed. There are plumbers, painters, ...

    Updated 09-24-2013 at 07:53 AM by alan12690

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