2/15 - Punches 1-3 weeks, Hammers 2-4 weeks lead time currently.

The knives get bigger, tools being forged and hammers!

ARK Blacksmithing Brews DIY Shop Forged LUK tools to make tools WIP

I have been putting in serious hours in the shop, as hunting season is rapidly approaching. The weather has changed here from hot, humid and rainy to nice cooler and dry days. Need to get my self in gear for fall and winter as it is right around the corner.  Wrapping up some knife orders and adding the long awaited blacksmithing tools to the site have been the main focus the past few weeks. Hence, the lack of a blog post in over two weeks.

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Cooler days, more knives, and the Jam..

ARK Blacksmithing BTK datjamtho datmascus DIY Shop Garden Peppers tools to make tools WIP


I have got to enjoy a cooler past two weeks here in the shop, which has been very nice. Among the usual knives and forging of things, pepper season is here. So while I manage orders, I'll be switching gears a bit as I harvest from the garden of doom, begin to can the annual batches jam and dry peppers for the seasoning.

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No. 40/41/42


No. 40 thru. 42 are finished.


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The counter shot.

ARK BOC Mod I BOC Mod II Slicer Smoke Wagons

So the move has happened. It's been a week full of trying to sell some guns and getting back into a "sales state of mind" for AGSArmament.com, which hasn't been the best seeing as the gun market is in the pits right now, but drive on we must. Thanks to the FW crew for keeping it together as we begin the expansion. Been grinding knives and other random things when the temps are below 85 and actually been giving the camera a bit of a workout. Heading to Alumni weekend to get some catching up with old friends and a...

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