Please share your products and projects in which wood is the primary material. Why do you choose to work with wood? What inspires you about the material? What are its characteristics that appeal to you? Interested? Submit something. Deadline is today (Mar 31, 2016).
At the Archaeological Park of Siponto in Foggia, Italy, artist Edoardo Tresoldi (featured previously) has brought an ancient building site to life with an incredible, full-scale building made from wire mesh. Entitled Basilica di Siponto, the temporary installation resurrects the ancient port town’s… via Artist Resurrects Ancient Building Site with Incredible Wire Mesh Installation — TwistedSifter
In days bygone, most trades had an apprentice system. You had a master or masters who led a shop, some journeymen who did a lot of the work, and apprentices who learned the trade and swept up all the little (or physically demanding) work no one wanted to do. I see software as more trade […]
Lucy is finally “jumping” into the pool! Yay for the Y and swim lessons.
Boris, a member of my team at Automattic, takes a dive into how social factors influence blogging on WordPress.com. My TL;DR: Having a community helps you thrive. Read the whole thing, it’s wonderful writeup. Social factors that promote persistent blogging Writing a blog is a hard and demanding task. It requires creativity, dedication and persistence. […]
I’ve only been to Providence a couple times, but I was surprised how much this image connected with my memory of the place. If you’re in the area, this looks to be an interesting show. Tomorrow evening at City Hall, some of the buildings of Providence that I love and have photographed over the years […]
View this post on Instagram The Shakeout at Lemfco Foundry. A post shared by Benchcrafted.com (@benchcrafted) on Mar 29, 2016 at 1:30pm PDT Beautiful shot from my favorite maker of bench hardware (and knife blocks).
Had a few trees taken down today, thanks to the crew at TreeMasters. One was a fairly old black oak that I’m going to have sawn into lumber. 44″ at the base, most of the bolle is around 24″ in diameter. I was very happy with the job the crew did. We get so much […]
The world of make-believe can be a scary place, but never fear: Thanks to a series of reimagined fairy tales published online by the National Rifle Association, classic characters like Hansel and Gretel are now packing heat. At the NY Times