A batch of knives that need sharpening

CAN YOU LEARN TO FREEHAND SHARPEN KNIVES? Many people with unsteady hands, including those with Parkinson’s, have learned to hand sharpen knives effectively. Based on comments they leave on social media channels, they can learn to freehand sharpen knives. The reality is nobody knows if you can ever effectively freehand sharpen knives using unsteady hands.…

Read More

A friend sent me this amazing video of a young man showing off his amazing archery skills. Though I know one cannot always believe what one sees on video these days, I do know for a fact that people can do this kind of stuff with a bow and some arrows. I’ve seen it with…

Read More
About Knives and Knife Sharpening

The purpose of knives is to cut things. To do that we sharpen them. If you’ve never known the satisfaction of using a razor sharp knife, until it dulls, then restore its edge to as good or better than before, let’s change that, together.

Read More

My experience is with Winsor & Newton Artist’s watercolor paints in large and small pans or tubes. And, in my experience, most colors will “dry out.” Which in tube form, would be considered expired by most art stores. I’m unclear on the predictability of the shelf life of watercolor paints, but I bet each manufacturer…

Read More

Earlier today, I saw a post by one of my neighbors. She posted the photo of a young man, age 8-11, well-groomed and wearing a tee-shirt and a baseball cap. Below the posted picture, she asked if anyone knew who he was. It turns out he dared to ring my neighbors’ doorbell. She said, “he…

Read More