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Smokejumper Battling A Fire

Smokejumpers: The Airborne Elite Of Wildland Firefighters

This summer in the western United States hundreds of wildfires will ignite. Some of these fires will be many miles

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

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

Combat veteran and master engraver Hank Robinson in front of his truck.

Combat Entrepreneur: Hank Robinson, Master Engraver at Hanro Studios

Meet Army combat veteran Hank Robinson, Owner and Master Engraver at Hanro Studios. Background Q: Give us a little history

US Navy Seal Andy Arrabito, founder of Half Face Blades.

Q&A With Half Face Blades Founder, Retired Navy SEAL Andy Arrabito

Half Face Blades was founded by Andrew Arrabito, a Naval Special Warfare Operator (SEAL). After retirement from the teams, Andrew

Metal Engraving, Jeff Parke

Metal Engraving 101 With Hand Engraver Jeff Parke

It seems like every morning is Christmas when we arrive at the studio and crank on the computers. There is

Lumberjack, Lumberjacks, logging trade, logger

Lumberjack Living: Building the Country One Tree at a Time

The lumberjack opens his eyes wearily, body sore from the previous day’s 16 hours of labor. The air is crisp

Welding Art, Cold Hard Art, Metal Art

Welding Art Is 20% Skill, 80% Imagination With Cold Hard Art

Artists like Tom Patsis are why we created Skillset Magazine. His range of talent as a fabricator and artist will