Jason M Gaines
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  • Stanford, KY
  • United States
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Jeans

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Dec 17, 2012. 25 Replies

Ok, so, I will NOT buy Levi's again just because of the stupid ad at the top of this page that randomly expands interfering with everything I try to do.  Continue

Flintknapping

Started Nov 30, 2012 0 Replies

Any other flintknappers out there?  Or folks interested in primitive arts?  If so, I've created a group called Base Camp Flintknapping.  Head over and join to discuss all things primitive.  Continue

 

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Jason M Gaines replied to John Muir's discussion Has anyone ever established a Martin Colony? in the group Bird Watching
"We've had an established Martin colony on our land for several years now.  They are a lot of fun.  We use artificial as well as natural gourds for our colonies; they use both equally.  You really have to try to keep the sparrows…"
Apr 10
Jeff "Jeffro" Kylberg commented on Jason M Gaines's group Base Camp Naturalist
"Fine job on the ferro rod."
Apr 7
Jason M Gaines commented on Jason M Gaines's group Base Camp Naturalist
"The Tree Swallows have been all over the place lately.  They are so graceful when they fly.  We have a few nest boxes out and they've been scouting."
Apr 7
Jason M Gaines commented on Jason M Gaines's group Base Camp Naturalist
"Eastern Bluebirds first brood of 2014.  They nested in Kentucky a little earlier this year than the last few years.   "
Apr 7
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Apr 7
Jason M Gaines commented on Jason M Gaines's group Base Camp Naturalist
"Made some ferro strikers over the weekend.  Deer antler tine harvested in Kentucky with 3/16" ferro rod and steel striker.  I made ten of these. "
Apr 7
Jason M Gaines commented on Roberto's group Bird Watching
"Bluebirds have laid their first brood of the year.  In a couple weeks hopefully we see 5 healthy babies. "
Apr 3
Nick replied to Jason M Gaines's discussion Shave Equipment in the group Wet Shaving (No Spam!)
"Nice and Simple. I like it. Been  thinking of making something similar"
Apr 1
Jason M Gaines replied to Jason M Gaines's discussion Shave Equipment in the group Wet Shaving (No Spam!)
"Here is a shave stand I made over the weekend.  All with hand tools.  Poplar wood with Walnut stain.   "
Apr 1
Jason M Gaines commented on JonEdanger's group Wet Shaving (No Spam!)
" I made this shave stand over the weekend in my shop; all done with hand tools.  Poplar wood with an antique walnut stain.  "
Apr 1
Jeff "Jeffro" Kylberg commented on Jason M Gaines's group Base Camp Naturalist
"That is fantastic work. All done in the hand? I have to use a Sollberger jig to get a longitudinal flake. Paleo man must have had 2 or 3 times modern mans strength and all his dexterity. Those GEICO advertising folks never knapped when they came up…"
Mar 11
Nick replied to Jason M Gaines's discussion Shave Equipment in the group Wet Shaving (No Spam!)
"So basically, just cool to have. I'm down with that. I'll probably get one just to have in my collection."
Mar 11
Jason M Gaines commented on Jason M Gaines's group Base Camp Naturalist
"Knocked out this Clovis point over the weekend.  Done with copper and antler.  Hand fluted.   "
Mar 11
Jason M Gaines replied to Richard's discussion How to prevent razor burn on the neck? in the group Wet Shaving (No Spam!)
"Richard, it looks like you have all the steps there to prevent razor burn.  I might suggest not making so many passes.  Try just making one pass and see how that does?  I take a shower, use Art of Shaving Pre-shave oil, AOS shaving…"
Mar 11
Jason M Gaines commented on Roberto's group Bird Watching
"Roberto, that is awesome.  Spending that time with you son and passing on the enjoyment of nature is incredible.  "
Mar 11
George H replied to Jason M Gaines's discussion Shave Equipment in the group Wet Shaving (No Spam!)
"I bought the Rolls in an antique shop for less than $20 and it came with two blades.  I use it once a week, and have sharpened it and strop it regularly following advice on the rolls website. At best it performs like a worn out double edge. Not…"
Mar 11

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Website
http://www.practicaldefenseacademy.com/
Interests
Defensive Firearms Training/Teaching, flintknapping, primitive arts, backpacking, trail work, camping, writing, reading, travel, martial arts
Books
Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn, A Parchment of Leaves, Primitive Skills, Mark Twain, John Muir, Jack London, Jim Harrison, Silas House, Ernest Hemingway
Movies
Jeremiah Johnson, Gladiator, Sherlock Holmes, The Way
Music
Contemporary Christian
Quote
"In God's wildness lies the hope of the world." - John Muir

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At 12:00pm on August 30, 2013, Roberto said…

Jason - For blue birds, try meal worms.  And, nice shot of broad-tail hummingbird!

At 1:38pm on July 23, 2013, Roberto said…

Great eastern bluebird brood picture!  Thanks for sharing that on Bird Watching page. 

 
 
 

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