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The Urban Woodsman

Dresses like Bunyan, acts like Thoreau, works in marketing. A primer on the plaid-clad male archetype, plus classes on the necessary skills (butchering, riflery), and five ways to nail the beard.


Remember the metrosexual, that clean-shaven, sharp-dressed man who loved a good mani-pedi and took pride in his own helplessness? To change a lightbulb, he called the super. Or got his girlfriend to do it. Such a creature couldn’t last, and sure enough, he didn’t. But we have him to thank for the phenomenon that came next. read more [+]
RetailRetailers of Rusticity
Ten places to get heavy denim, vintage flannel, and well-tailored henleys.
SkillsSix Skills to Cultivate
Woodworking, riflery, butchering, and more.
BeardsIt All Starts With the Beard
The rapidly evolving facial-hair canon.
Ax MenThe Ax Men of Tribeca
Alongside the bankers and yoga moms, a design studio for aspiring lumberjacks.
AdirondacksA Long Way From McCarren Park
A wild and woolly long weekend in the Adirondacks.


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