Category Archives: Makers

Something Different

It’s been a while, again. Like the proverbial shoemaker’s child, this site gets little time or energy from me these days. Which is too bad because I’m doing some fun and interesting things I really should share. I’m going to … Continue reading

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Getting into CAD/3D Printing

Want to get your child interested in computer aided drafting or 3D printing? Share this great LEGO video with them! If they’re ready to go after that, I recommend downloading SketchUp (free download) and let their imagination run wild!

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Fall Garden

A quick peek at the fall garden – lots of romaine lettuce, spinach and more broccoli in this bed. I also did another bed of leeks and onions but didn’t photograph them. The peppers are holding out nicely still dropping … Continue reading

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Benny Drops

Just a heads up that we’ve begun updating client sites to WordPress 4.0 or the “Benny” release. As usual I’m all late and wrong about updating the site itself here, but I can confirm 4.0 is nifty and squashes some … Continue reading

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Letterpress Printing

Ben Proudfoot brings us a celebration of two historic processes – paper making and letterpress printing. Well worth your time, especially if you love ink on paper: ink&paper from Ben Proudfoot on Vimeo.

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Programming Note

As a self taught coder I’m always looking to polish up my skills, so I’ve signed up for Code Year, a service supported by Y Combinator, TechStars, Girl Develop It and Hack NY. They send a free weekly interactive lesson … Continue reading

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Ready Set Run

The advertising sector would be dandy if all its clients were this willingly creative: Via the always engaging Scott Berkun. What did you make today? Share in the comments.

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Dimensional Printing

I haven’t been able to stop talking about this offline and want a marker to point people towards. Listen as surgeon Anthony Atala demonstrates an early-stage experiment that could completely disrupt the medical industry – using a 3D printer with … Continue reading

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Maker’s Work

I’m delighted to introduce you to the works of Steven Glass. Steven is the Resident Potter at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and one of the founding members of the Cub Creek Foundation. He makes exquisite, playful ceramics that … Continue reading

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Coloring Your World

Lovely short film on how printing ink is made:

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