Pocket knives, carving knives, kitchen knives; all blades are useless unless they're sharp. Rohan takes us through the process.
Rohan takes us through the slow, satisfying and highly practical process of caring for a sturdy pair of boots.
With the motto 'Time has its own time' sitting in the window, Sutton Clocks Shop on New York's Upper East Side harks back to a defiantly pre-digital age.
Make Smith has no official affiliation with Smith Journal, but we wouldn't complain if it did. The Santa Barbara-based label is run by Steve Soria, a third gen leather craftsman.
The west is getting wild again. Matt Pierce's website, Wood & Faulk, is a store and platform for a group of like-minded new frontiersmen.
Fruit picking and foraging opportunities are all around... if you know where to look. Rohan talks about the time-honoured tradition of scrumping.
In this week's 'How To' Rohan stands in the cool water, puts a stick in the air and talks about baiting the fly fish.
If Smith were a moving image we hope it'd look something like Etsy's series 'There's no place like here'. One of the latest short films features Skip Brack, owner and 'head tool picker' at the Liberty Tool Company.
Being entirely self-sufficient in 2011 is essentially impossible, but attaining some measure of sustainability can be both financially advantageous and good for the soul. Just ask Lloyd Kahn.
Thomas Thwaites is our latest D.I.Y. hero. The guy built a toaster from scratch by digging up iron ore and smelting it in his microwave.
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