Tag Archives: craft

Friday, September 7th, 2012

the cigar shop

As part of the Made By Hand series, here is a look inside Don Antonio Martinez’s New York cigar shop where cigars are made the old fashioned way.

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

tanner goods

This is a mini-documentary that tells the story of leather goods manufacturer Tanner Goods in Portland, Oregon.

Monday, April 16th, 2012

the harpsichord maker

This is a short video that shows the work of Craig Tomlinson, who hand-crafts harpsichords.

Friday, November 18th, 2011

the sword maker

This is a video showing the craft and skill behind swordsmith Korehira Watanabe’s attempt to recreate the mythical Koto sword. More info on Korehira can be found here. [VIA]

Saturday, September 10th, 2011

side scrolling video game in a box

This is Super Mario Bros side scrolling in a box that is made with paper, straws, and popsicle sticks. How does it work? well… “Using a Teagueduino and a few inputs and outputs, we put together a physical side-scrolling video … Continue reading

Monday, May 30th, 2011

folding wall-e

This is a sped up video of 1.5 hours worth of origami work to get a perfect little replica of WALL-E. [VIA]

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

no place like here: marfa, tx

Etsy put together this little video about the unexpected craft community in the sleepy town of Marfa, Texas.

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

death metal parenting

If you are a parent and really into the whole death metal lifestyle, perhaps this is what a typical day is like. Or perhaps not. [VIA]

Friday, May 9th, 2008

make your own mouth organ

You know, that sounds really naughty. I promise its not. Make a musical instrument that you can prance around the forest with. All you need are some markers, string, and sticks. Good times! [VIA digg]

Sunday, March 23rd, 2008

glitter ham!

Conan was on Martha Stewart’s show in celebration of her 500th show. They learned to make glittery eggs for Easter then Conan had requested to make a glitter ham. Oh yes.