Photo Album Pictures

Below are images compiled in one of the many photo albums illustrating our blog, Musings From Paradise. Click on any photo and then sweep through the collection (or use your keyboard’s arrow keys). There’s a “full-screen” toggle in the upper-right.  More Albums 

Tom Oar in the Yaak

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  • Tom & Jon
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  • Tom Oar, one of the History Channel's "Mountain Men"
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  • Tom rode bulls for a living in his younger days.
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  • Preparing a hide for brain tanning.
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  • Detail of a pulled hide.
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  • Tom removing the hair while preparing a skin for brain tanning.
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  • Tom traps and tans beaver pelts.
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  • Attaching a chipped blade to an antler handle. The brain-tanned hide serves as the sheath.