Category Archives: FAB

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Handmade | New BBC Series Documents the Challenges and Rewards of Crafting by Hand

1 day ago

Known for churning out television show classics including The Young Ones, Black Adder, Keeping Up Appearances, Mr. Bean and legions of others, the BBC is no stranger to when it…

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Recently Unearthed Stone Tools Are Oldest Ever Discovered at 3.3 Million-Years-Old

2 days ago

Considering that most of the conversations we have about tools these days involve tools of the digital variety (and if they are based in the Cloud or not), it might…

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The Process Journals: Designing the Montgomery DIY Drone Kit (Part II: Prototyping)

4 days ago

This is part II (see part I here) of a series that will give an inside look at how my friends and I are attempting to turn an idea into…

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Garage Inventor Colin Furze’s New Jet-Kart is Pure Insanity and Absolutely Amazing

1 week ago

When it comes to that nagging, why-isn’t-it-the-end-of-the-week feeling you get on Thursday afternoons, it can be tempting to want to pack up your desk for good and figure out a…

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New Short Film Series Highlights the Joy of Crafting Objects by Hand

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For filmmaker Ben Proudfoot, churning out high-quality documentaries that tell the story of a Maker’s process is a walk in the park. The Nova Scotia-born filmmaker attended the University of…

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This Handmade Aluminum Cube Inside a Cube Inside a Cube Is Pure Lathe Lunacy

2 weeks ago

When it comes to machining, there’s more than a handful of tricks for getting jaw-dropping results with some clever problem solving; after all, that’s sort of what the skill is…

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Paper Engineer Creates Complex Star Wars Scenes From Single Sheets of Paper

2 weeks ago

For London-based kirigami paper artist and designer director Marc Hagan-Guirey (AKA Paper Dandy), a turning point came in March of 2012 when – after picking up the kirigami craft –…

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Behind the Design: The Candy Guitar from Studio Joran Briand

2 weeks ago

Anyone who plays the electric guitar knows the struggle of finding the perfect guitar – something that both sounds amazing and matches your personal style. While classic profiles such as…

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SolidSmack Sessions | Interview with Industrial Designer and Spoon Craftsman Justin Mrazik

2 weeks ago

Justin Mrazik is a Bay Area-based industrial designer who chooses to work in wood because of the life and warmth that it brings to everyday objects. The life and warmth his products exude…