Turning Japanese | Fireside Blog
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Turning Japanese | Fireside Blog

[x_share title="Share this Post" facebook="true" twitter="true" google_plus="true" linkedin="true" pinterest="true" reddit="true" email="true"] The first time I walked into Three Tides Tattoo in Osaka was in February of 2001. I knew that…

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The Changing Role Of The Autoclave For Tattooers | Fireside Blog
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The Changing Role Of The Autoclave For Tattooers | Fireside Blog

[x_share title="Share this Post" facebook="true" twitter="true" google_plus="true" linkedin="true" pinterest="true" reddit="true" email="true"] As many of you know, Jake recently left his long time tattoo shop home at Underground Art to continue…

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The Unspoken Accountability of Being in a Shop | Fireside Blog
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The Unspoken Accountability of Being in a Shop | Fireside Blog

[x_share title="Share this Post" facebook="true" twitter="true" google_plus="true" linkedin="true" pinterest="true" reddit="true" email="true"] I was working at a friend’s shop in Birmingham one weekend last summer. My friend John has known me…

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Welcome to the Machine | Fireside Blog
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Welcome to the Machine | Fireside Blog

[x_share title="Share this Post" facebook="true" twitter="true" google_plus="true" linkedin="true" pinterest="true" reddit="true" email="true"] Most tattooers are aware of the long history of the tattoo machine that dates back to the electric pen…

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Hey! Don’t Throw That Out! | Fireside Blog
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Hey! Don’t Throw That Out! | Fireside Blog

[x_share title="Share this Post" facebook="true" twitter="true" google_plus="true" linkedin="true" pinterest="true" reddit="true" email="true"] When I quit tattooing fulltime and went back to school, I was doing more traveling and independent tattooing in…

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Guidance vs. Mentorship | Fireside Blog
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Guidance vs. Mentorship | Fireside Blog

[x_share title="Share this Post" facebook="true" twitter="true" google_plus="true" linkedin="true" pinterest="true" reddit="true" email="true"] Episode 66 of Fireside Tattoos discusses the apprenticeship dilemma. The biggest part of which is how to teach the…

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