For forty-six years, Eric Hollenbeck of Blue Ox Millworks has been a champion in the craftman’s revolution.
The hori hori is a gardening tool, a kind of short knife with a double-edged blade serrated on one side, with a semi-sharp point. It originated in Japan, and most commercial hori hori for sale are still made there, for example by the Japanese… Continue Reading “Word of the Day: Hori Hori”
A collier is a person whose occupation is to procure or sell coal. Formerly, the term applied to a person who made and traded in charcoal. For centuries, charcoal was fuel of choice for many cottage industries. Charcoal is mostly pure carbon, made from… Continue Reading “Word of the Day: Collier”