Jason M Gaines
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  • Stanford, KY
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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 commented on Jason M Gaines's group Base Camp Naturalist
"Drawstring leather pouch.  Made with deer hide on one side, cow hide on the other, hand sewn with sinew.   "
Thursday
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Base Camp Naturalist

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Wednesday
Jason M Gaines joined Harris's group
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Leatherworkers

For those who work with leather, whether it be small projects, saddle making or anything in between.
Jul 14
Jason M Gaines joined Dennis Heins's group
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A Man's Garden

A place to talk about the manly art of gardening
Jul 14
Jason M Gaines joined Lyle McDonald's group
Jul 14
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
Profile IconJohn Lee Pettimore, Freddy S-C and 2 other members joined Jason M Gaines's group
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Base Camp Naturalist

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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
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

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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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A Time To Kill

     For some reason - perhaps it's just the years stacking up on me - when I look at world news lately as presented online and on television I have a hard time understanding the motives behind a good chunk of the killing and dieing going on, and more troubling to me is the cheering from the sidelines.    In Syria, a revolution started when police tortured and killed children just because they'd spray-painted some words on a wall. When a father went to the police to ask about his son, the…See More
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"Other brands: Pelikan and Faber-Castell (German), and Cross"
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"Not only does virtually every dry cleaner in my area do some tailoring, but last time I looked, mens wear stores, I'm thinking of Mens Wearhouse for one, have tailors on staff to alter clothing, especially pants to fit.   Oh, and please…"
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Native Son replied to Daniel's discussion Decorating my apartment medieval style?
"OK, I had a few snarky comments, but seriously, for your furniture you're going to want the crude, California Mission style stuff from back in the 1920s at the latest.  And it would tend to be stained very dark, almost black to look…"
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Native Son replied to Native Son's discussion Ukraine. in the group The Great Debate
"Apparently the routing was simply because it was a shorter distance, and therefore less expensive to fly.  I've seen reporting that the FAA prohibited that particular airway to US airlines back in April, on a "just in case" basis."
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Daniel Rodriguez replied to Daniel's discussion Decorating my apartment medieval style?
"Nothing wrong there, but yes, antique shops. Chests instead of Metal Footlockers, wooden tables out of planks than metal and glass, the like. Browns and reds come into mind as the primary colours. "
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Daniel Rodriguez replied to Jack Neulist's discussion Finding the "Old Ones": Who really settled North America first? in the group History Buffs
"For the sake of history, it's a footnote. Nothing special. The Current Europeans took Europe from the Indo Europeans who took it from the Nearanderthals. Europid peoples spread from North Africa to Siberia and now during the Ice Age populated…"
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Michael J. K. replied to Jon's discussion Friendships in the group Male Survivors
"Finding good male friends is not easy.   I have a few and they are like gold."
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