Makers & Trades

Russian Prison Shanks, Four handmade shanks worthy of any serious collector.

Russian Prison Shanks: A History of the Legendary Handmade Blades

When a person thinks of Russia, often there are a few things that come to mind first. Naturally, vodka tends

Vintage and Collectible Toys you should've kept when you were a kid!

Collectible Toys: 8 Lines That Have Withstood the Test of Time

A fun bit of trivia that most readers don’t know about me is that I have been an avid toy

1969 Don Yenko Chevy Nova, muscle car, lead

1969 Yenko Nova: The Incredibly Rare 427-Powered ‘Almost Lethal’ Nova

It was 1969. Moonwalks. Woodstock. Manson. For the guys just back from a vacation in Vietnam with Uncle Sam, things

GI Joe toys, collectables are extremely popular!

GI Joe Toys: A Real American Hero Where Collecting Is Half the Battle

The USA has been the target of terrorism due to terrorists’ innate jealousy of our democracy. Within the past 20

Sport Played Once A Year In Florence

Calcio Fiorentino: The Sport So Hardcore It’s Only Played 3 Times a Year

In 1530, the Italian city of Florence was under siege. Having become a republic just three years prior, the most

Artwork by Franny Drummond, owner of Paint Zoo Studios.

Blood, Sweat and Paint: Q & A With Custom Painter Franny Drummond

Franny Drummond’s passion for cars, motorcycles, hot rods and hockey makes this artist the ideal badass to spotlight in Skillset Magazine.

Scorpion 6 is a veteran owned company.

Spotlight On Veteran Entrepreneur Scorpion 6

With attention to detail always priority number one, U.S. Army veteran Shane Magnussen and his wife, Katie, combine art and

The Proper Gentleman handmade leather goods.

Handmade Leather Goods With The Proper Gentleman

Here at Skillset, we love good stories about people busting their asses to make something handmade and unique. Makers that

Overland vehicles have taken doomsday prep to the next level!

Overland: You’ll Be Living In A Van, Down By The River

Overland vehicles are all the rage these days, turning stock SUVs and vans into post-apocalyptic adventure wagons straight out of

Hackers are among us.

Hacking 101: Q&A With Ben Sadeghipour of HackerOne

There is an aura of mystery when it comes to hackers. We live in a digital society and most everything