Atz Kilcher

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Fish skin leather workshop

I’m at a weekend workshop across Kachemak Bay from Homer learning to turn slimy salmon skins into beautiful functional art. The goal is to make a salmon skin basket.  So far we’ve been very busy, not even time for lunch yet today! I have my first salmon skinned out.  The[…]

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Find your tribe

Lots of research out there indicates or actually proves, beyond a doubt, that us humans are a herd animal. And, of course, as in every herd, there are always a few loners. A few horses that are grazing at the edge of the herd, or just a little ways off. But[…]

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Bird Nest Basket

While visiting the Adirondacks with my wife three years ago, I started a basket. Instead of tucking the end of every root inside the basket, as is normal, so as not to have root ends sticking out and catching on things, I did it differently.

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How to Yodel – the video coming soon!

Hey, I’m the guy you heard yodeling. There’s one major problem when you’re a yodeler. Everybody always wants you to yodel. They don’t want to hear your stories, they don’t want to hear your songs. All they want to hear is your yodeling. Yodel-Adle-Eedle-Idle-Oo People laugh and then you got[…]

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