Bold Strokes

Bold Strokes

Contemporary artist Brett Allen Johnson paints a vibrant new picture of the American West. Written by Jenn Thornton In the handful of years that Brett Allen Johnson has been a professional artist, the Lehi, Utah-based painter of American West landscapes—its corners,...
All Over the Map

All Over the Map

Fusing old world technique and today’s technology, Tactile Craftworks creates durable, handcrafted leather goods focused on story and place. Written by Jenn Thornton Co-founders of leatherwork studio Tactile Craftworks, Sarah Heck and Anna Warren have the touch....
How To Build a Fire

How To Build a Fire

No ability separates the competent individualist from the pretenders better than starting a fire in the wilderness. Anyone can conjure flames with a lighter or matches (which are still wise to carry while outdoors), but you’re better than that. Using nothing but your...
Lady Behind the Chisel

Lady Behind the Chisel

Among the world’s top engravers, Lisa Tomlin focuses hammer and chisel to transform fine knives and firearms.  Written by Constance Dunn Master engraver Lisa Tomlin is a bit busier than usual, and currently working on four projects. There’s what she describes as...
How To Have A Civil Political Discussion

How To Have A Civil Political Discussion

Duke was a friend to numerous presidents and politicians, but his loyalty was always to the country over party. He wanted what was best for America and was never afraid to disagree with someone whose idea of progress was in conflict with what he felt was right. But...