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Luigi Prina: A Fantasy Artist of Straight Out of My Dream World

I was thinking last night about a remarkable artist I first read about in The Blinking City, Luigi Prina.  I posted about him before but his work never ceases to amaze me.  Mr. Prina has been an architect for over … Continue reading

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The Beginner’s List

Originally posted on wesleyworkswithwood:
My beginner’s tool list: Workbench Panel cross-cut saw Two back saws, one rip, one cross-cut Stanley No. 5 Jack plane, or non-Stanley equivalent One 3/4″ chisel One 1/4″ mortise chisel A Mallet Two holdfasts Two to…

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Project: Buckskin Bags

To aid in downsizing our worldly possessions (and tons of raw materials), I initiated the buckskin bag project.  The goal is to produce as many little beauties as possible while experimenting and learning new techniques. This is the first run … Continue reading

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Nicolás Lizares Huarachero in Tapalpa, Jalisco

Originally posted on Huarache Blog:
What a beautifully shot movie about 80 year old Huarachero Nicolás Lizares. For more detailed photographs check out a previous post titled Nicolás Lizares – Maker of Fine Huaraches from Tapalpa, Jalisco

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Origins – Guitar Maker

A beautiful, but all too short of a film showing a master luthier at work.  

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