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How To Apply Filson Oil Finish Wax

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In the 1800’s sailors began waxing their sails for increased efficiency and durability and this fabric quickly found it’s way into the apparel world.  Everyone from the sailors themselves to fly fishermen loved… Continue reading

Write On

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Originally I had planned on writing a blog post to promote the awesome Letterpress workshop we are doing with Allison Chapman of Igloo letterpress.  But you probably don’t want to hear about how… Continue reading

Coat And Blanket Drive!

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Bring in a clean coat or blanket and it will be distributed to folks that need it to help Columbus’ most vulnerable residents deal with the miserable weather we are facing.  To say thanks we will… Continue reading

Taking The Show On The Road

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I could list a dozen spin-off business ideas I have had in the last few years (tell me you don’t want a shaved ice right now) but Niki and Michelle are luckily here… Continue reading

Five Steps To A Perfect Shave

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  1.  Merkur Long Handled Safety Razor:  Every couple of years the big razor companies add a blade or a conditioning strip, vibrator or some other ridiculous device to a razor handle.  When… Continue reading

Introduction To Oxford Lads

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We feel in love with Oxford Lads when we first came across it last year.   We were so excited to finally get it in the store we asked Alan who designs (and… Continue reading

Cartier’s Look Of The Week

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JQ: We are fortunate enough to work with some great interns every year.  Cartier is with us this semester from OSU.  Her outfits are always spot on so we thought we would let… Continue reading

Bummers Gear Up For SXSW

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A couple of the rad dudes behind Bummers, Columbus based surf/fuzz/lo-fi/… band, were nice enough to answer some questions for us. These guys are one of my favorite bands from Ohio and, based… Continue reading

Nutella + Shortbread Cookie Recipe

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These little rings of heaven are surprisingly simple to make. The morning before our floral arranging class I forced myself out of bed early with the lure of this recipe. I made alterations… Continue reading

Floral Arrangement Workshop

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Last night Gretel and Steve from Sunny Meadows Farm filled the loft at the shop with flowers for our Valentine’s Day Floral Arrangement Workshop.  After a quick tutorial and some helpful hints, everyone… Continue reading