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Forging a Brass Cross

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Forging a Brass Cross

 When learning a skill you are on the receiving end of knowledge that has been tried and tested over the years. Lessons and techniques learned are passed along to new generations of makers who learn, practice and then improve upon the processes that provide both necessary items and beautiful art work for all to enjoy.

 

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Unexpected Blessings

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Unexpected Blessings
"After a while I found my self just listening all day. The sounds of life taught me that the Kingfishers and cranes fish early in the day. That donkeys talk to each other like out of tune bagpipes across the pastures. I figured out that the dogs up the road have a certain bark that tells the dogs down the road that a tractor is coming their way. "

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In Like a Lion, Out like a Lion. March in the South

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In Like a Lion, Out like a Lion. March in the South

 It certainly has been a blessing to see the signs of spring. While out walking the fence yesterday we got to see something I had never seen before. The emergence of thousands of lady bugs. You could smell the musty smell they have before you ever saw them. Apparently they wintered in the roots of our sweet gum trees that line the creek. While checking out the cool fungus and mosses on the trees you see one then two then "Holy Moly" they were everywhere.

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Winter Time Blues and Feb. News

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Winter Time Blues and Feb. News

Feb at the Forge

Its time to do all the preparation for the next 10 months of the year. Some things have deadlines and others just take a while. Time drags and flies at the same time.

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Good Tools make for Good Eating!

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Good Tools make for Good Eating!
 Flavors of smoke and fire are used by the Grill Master to create meals that have folks anxious to fill their plates. Cooking outdoors requires effort and knowledge of heat and cooking techniques. The whole thing goes better for everybody with good tools.

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