Dutch Oven Stand

Dutch Oven Stand mock-upWe wanted an easy project to test out the DIY blacksmith forge Gordon built at the cabin last weekend, and this dutch oven stand seemed perfect. We had seen similar stands at several mountain man rendezvous and really liked the idea. This stand is easily portable and makes cooking with a dutch oven over an open fire easier. It also gives us more control over the heat under the oven because we can adjust the height.  Continue reading

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Backyard Blacksmithing

Backyard ForgeWhenever we go up to the cabin for more than a few hours, Gordon comes up with a project. I think it’s because if he sits still for too long without making something he gets antsy.  This past weekend, the project was a DIY blacksmith forge and a couple simple projects. Continue reading