Archive | June, 2015

Tilted Earth – The Wrap.

Two days of wine, women and song – what could be wrong with that.  If you missed this festival, you have got to plan it on your calendar for next year.  The charity auction was a little rough – the crowd was really there to drink wine and listen to the amazing music. BUT, VINUM […]

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Ready for the festival – Tilted Earth is about to begin

Today starts the first day of the show.  My two donations hit the block today.   Here is to good luck and great fundraising.   We started the weekend with a fabulous dinner last night.  Page Springs Cellars and Harry’s Hideway put on a magnificent show.   Alway nice to start a weekend with fine […]

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Tilted Earth – Making the Knife – Part 3 – The rest of the piece.

The rest of the piece is the tie in.  I started by consuming a nice bottle of 2013 Lan Pai.  I really should have saved this bottle for a couple more years, but…  my will power isn’t that strong. Using a pitch and angle meter,  I make marks at 21 degrees – the tilt of the […]

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Tilted Earth -Making the Knife – Part 2 – Let’s Git ‘er dun

The knife has come back from Heat-Treat and it is time to get to work.  First, we are going to taper the tang.  This is a full length exposed tang knife. This just means  that the blade runs all the way through the handle and can be seen all around it.  Tapering the tang reduces weight […]

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