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January 13, 2021
Tooling Around from Appalachian Quilts

Some days when you are working on smaller projects, it just seems like tinkering.  At the end of the day you have accomplished several things, but none of them are that big feeling of accomplishment.  Such was the case for Hubs.  He had been asked to create several small things, but it didn't give him the *wow* factor he gets when he smiths larger projects.

First, there was the sword.  He has made the two older grandsons wooden swords and some that were in our online shop.  (Speed Demon isn't even a year old yet, so he hasn ...

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July 5, 2020
En Garde! from Appalachian Quilts

While fencing (which we will now refer to as sword fighting, because it just sounds way cooler) actually is believed to trace it's roots back to Spain in the 12th century, France has actually dominated the sport for hundreds of years.  En Garde signals to your opponent to be ready - or as we like to say when we play "ready or not, here I come".

We have a grandson who is obsessed with all things 'manly'.  He loves power tools, tractors....and swords.  His birthday is this month, so Hubs thought it would be a good idea to make ...

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