Wrap some baker's twine or other string around a wooden block to create a graphic textured stamp. -can also use rubber bands- Stamp on inside of paper bags from grocery store or paper that comes in mailed packages, use as wrapping paper.
By Dennis Hall. Old saw blade, metal discolored from the annealing process. Blades ready to harden. While I intend not to do stock removal for blade making as a rule, I down own a few knives made from saw blades and they are fantastic.
Caucasian qama / kindjal, 18th to 19th century, steel, horn, wood, leather, silver, L. with sheath 20 1/16 in. (51 cm); L. without sheath 19 5/16 in. (49.1 cm); L. of blade 14 in. (35.6 cm); W. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm); Wt. 11.6 oz. (328.9 g); Wt. of sheath 3.1 oz. (87.9 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.