Author Archives: Buster Burk

About Buster Burk

Buster Burk is a woodsman and scholar, a poet and a father. He splits his time between Burgundy where he is restoring a 17th century farmhouse and Paris where he teaches English and completes his doctorate in literature at the Sorbonne.

Axes and Burins

At first I did it with an ax – thin, slight but with weight, sharp, and with a solid easy-swing handle oiled and darkened from relentless swinging. This technique worked, but usually with a great deal of extra effort after … Continue reading

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