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Stumbling into the Knife Table

Stumbling into the Knife Table

Mike March 13, 2013 1

  This is a little update on our Journey to launch Fremont Knives  www.fremontknives.com .  I thought I would give you a bit of my background and the path taken to arrive at this

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Happy Retirement, Farmer Wayne

Happy Retirement, Farmer Wayne

Mike February 20, 2013 2

By Kristy Jones If you live in the west and own horses, there are 3 people you always remain a “good standing” with,  #1-  Your ferrier (horse shoer), #2-  your hay man and #3-

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Deadly Weapon Laws in Wyoming

Deadly Weapon Laws in Wyoming

Mike February 12, 2013 0

I was on the phone the other day with Jan Billeb, the executive director of AKTI (American Knife and Tool Institute) www.akti.org  asking her where to find our state statutes in Wyoming.  This is

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DU HA Storage Containers

DU HA Storage Containers

Mike February 9, 2013 0

I don’t know about you, but I am not the most organized guy around. My 4 door pickup usually has jumper cables, tools, and all sorts of gear on the in the back seat

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Bear Encounters

Bear Encounters

Mike February 4, 2013 2

Lions, tigers and bears, oh my! The bear thing. The big scary bear thing. The old saying about only having to be faster than the guy next to you doesn’t work for me anymore.

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Fremont Knives

Fremont Knives

Mike January 9, 2013 1

This is a shameless promotion of our new knife brand, Fremont Knives We are pretty proud of the knives we are producing and look forward to making product here in the US of A.

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Red Desert

Red Desert

Mike January 9, 2013 1

The Red Desert: This place is so Cool The only image of a desert I had growing up came from the TV show, Rat Patrol, where these guys drove around on sand dunes with

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Artist, Craftsman or Businessman?

Artist, Craftsman or Businessman?

Mike January 3, 2013 1

When I asked Ian Preszler which title fit him better, he answered “Craftsman” . . .then added “slash Artist”. When he began work as an apprentice architectural blacksmith 16 years ago, there were 4

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The House That Knives Built: Mike and Audra Draper

The House That Knives Built: Mike and Audra Draper

Mike January 3, 2013 2

Sitting in the kitchen, sipping a cup of coffee with the Drapers conjures an image of the real “down home” hospitality and hard working values that made this country great.  Everywhere you look in

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