Posts Tagged 'craftsman'

The Papermaker [video]


A Modern-Day Blacksmith

From Popular Mechanics –

When Nicolas Wicks walked into a blacksmith’s shop in Edinburgh, Scotland in 2011, he didn’t know the visit would shape the rest of his life. As an American college student majoring in ecological economics, Wicks was spending his time in classrooms and on computers, and wanted to work with his hands. He became an unpaid apprentice for the blacksmith, learned the craft, and came home to make another discovery—his grandfather’s welding tools were waiting for him.

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The Globemaker [video]

Make A Mechanic Drool – The Toolkit From The International Space Station

ISStoolkit-sThis page has a few pictures of the set of hand tools for the International Space Station. Surprisingly, they seem to be the same tools that most handymen have at home. One exception is the velcro straps on the combination wrenches.

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Super-Sized Woodturning [video]

Armless Woodworker – Amazing! [video]

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