I Got the T-Shirt

It dawned on me a little while ago that I didn’t have an Anarchist t-shirt.  Now, most people who know me will say that I am an Anarchist.  I’m very vocal about the immorality of aggression and my desire for a society without coercion.  I listen to the podcasts.  I run an Anarchist blog.  Still,…

An Oil Finished Stock

With deer season at its end, it’s time to look to winter projects.  Since your rifle won’t be needed, you might consider putting a little work into it, treating yourself to an oil finished stock.  More durable than most factory stains, the nicks and scratches you inevitably pick up in the woods will be less…

Dutch Oven Pizza

A guy messaged me a while ago to inquire about making my dutch oven pizza. It’s was featured prominently on my last blog’s Facebook page and I count it as one of my highest achievements. Cooking it is complicated. It requires some forethought and planning. But, if you give it a try, I swear that…

A Sharp Edge

To me, a big part of being an Anarchist and an outdoors person is fostering a degree of independence.  It brings to mind a conversation I had online on a survival and bushcraft page a while back.  A guy posted, having it in his head that he was going to hike the entire Appalachian trail…

Every Buck’s a Trophy: On Making a European Mount.

This is all about preparing an animal’s skull for a European mount.  You see it commonly done with deer, but it works on any mammal.  Years ago, I tried writing this as an article for Backwoodsman magazine.  For some reason, the article was rejected.  I’m still bitter about the whole thing.  The guy said that…