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Painted pine linen press

A personal furniture project that kept my sanity during the COVID lockdowns. I'm in an apartment, with several sheets of thick rubber and isolation pads under my work bench. I only use hand tools, I avoid any sort of mallet work and limit my work hours to the noisier parts of my neighbourhood's day. I received no complaints but it made for slow progress - picture a man quietly tunnelling his way out of prison. [more inside]
posted by bonobothegreat on Mar 22, 2021 - 8 comments

This Thing of Paper: A Knitting Book About Knitting and Books.

Thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign, I've written & designed This Thing of Paper, a knitting book inspired by early printed books. Officially the first knitting book to be included in the Gutenberg Museum's archive of book history. [more inside]
posted by kariebookish on Oct 9, 2017 - 9 comments

I made a guitar

I built a solid body electric guitar from scratch and wrote a rather long, detailed account of the process. Only partly a how-to, I wrote about what was required, what I learned, mistakes I made, and what I'd do different next time. [more inside]
posted by bondcliff on Jan 29, 2016 - 3 comments

Farnam Street Blog

The Farnam Street Blog posts the best articles from around the internet on psychology, behavioral economics, human misjudgment, persuasion, and other subjects of intellectual interest. @farnamstreet [more inside]
posted by sf9719 on Sep 8, 2011 - 4 comments

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