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18 Jun, 2012

A love letter to plywood

Posted by: Dave In: Creativity|Design|DIY|Video

A love letter to plywood (10min) – by Tom Sachs This is a clever video about…you guessed it…plywood. – Dave

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video link (via Hell for Leather) Shinya Kimura started building custom motorcycles from the ground up in Japan. He doesn’t plan anything. He just starts cutting metal. The quote that gets me is this one: “It feels nothing like how violent it looks from the outside. It’s very serene. The ground and the sky are […]

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16 Feb, 2010

Screwpop keyring tool

Posted by: Dave In: Design|DIY|Gadgets

I love stumbling across good industrial design.  And when the industrial design involves a tool, it’s even better.  I follow several tool/gadget blogs and stumbled into this while reading one of my favorite tool blogs, Toolmonger. It’s pretty amazing how much planning and effort goes into a little tool like this.  You may see a […]

21 Oct, 2009

Tom Banwell steampunk masks

Posted by: Dave In: Design|DIY|Weird

Tom Banwell is an artist who has made some amazing pieces currently being showcased at the Oxford Steampunk Art Exhibit. (via Make Magazine) – Dave

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30 Aug, 2008

Bacon vodka

Posted by: Dave In: DIY|Food & Drink

The most excellent Brownie Points Blog posted some instructions on how to make your own bacon flavored vodka.  It’s pretty simple.  It just requires some bacon and some vodka and 3 weeks of soak time. Check out the details here. – Dave P.S. – Yes, I will absolutely try this.

05 May, 2008

Babydoll coat rack

Posted by: Dave In: Design|DIY|Weird

This babydoll coat rack remids me of something I would see hanging in the Adams Family’s home. -Dave Link (via BoingBoing)

02 Apr, 2008

Ramones window shades

Posted by: Dave In: Design|DIY|Music

Hey ho! Let’s go! UPDATE:  From Etsy (sold out made to order!). You can order them from the following sites: www.brooklyncollective.com www.brooklynflea.com (Or contact Addie in the comments below…) – Dave

25 Mar, 2008

MuxTape – create your own mix tape

Posted by: Dave In: DIY|Music|Web

MuxTape is a simple site that lets you create digital mix tapes.  You simply create an account with an email address and password and then upload up to 12 songs (mp3 format) for your mix. MuxTape creates a special page for you with your songs on it.  Just click on a song to play it. […]


  • Dave: Not sure, Bryan, but I'd love to know where Craig lives.
  • Bryan Hanks: What city were those in?
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  • epiphenita: Like Tom Waits without the music.
  • epiphenita: Reminds me of my good friend's artwork: http://victoriacarlson.blogspot.com/2009/06/untitled.html
  • Dave: I think someone should make some dance music from those "WHOAHs."
  • epiphenita: Oh, Dave. That was tonic to my soul. Perfect. I vote for an exorcism.
  • Dave: Hmm, looks sober to me.
  • Scott: I'm thinking that the guy with the hat might have had a drink or two before this picture was taken. Just a hunch...
  • Scott: There's a roleplaying scenario just waiting to be written based on these pictures. :-)


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