Art & Sculpture

Maker Business Profile: Courtney Reckord’s Topographical Jewelry

Maker Business Profile: Courtney Reckord’s Topographical Jewelry

Who are you and where are you located? My name is Courtney Reckord and I live in Burlington Vermont. What do you make? I make data driven jewelry using USGS data. Each piece is an accurate representation of a different landscape. How do you make them? I start with data from USGS and import that […]

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Harvesting 398 Doll’s Eyes For A Stop Motion Project

Harvesting 398 Doll’s Eyes For A Stop Motion Project

Sometimes you have a vision for a project, and the material is planted so firmly in your mind that you’ll go through extensive effort just to obtain it. Dina Amin had an idea that would require a multitude of doll eyes. Instead of finding an online supplier and buying a whole bag of brand new […]

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Craft A Pocket Chewbacca To Take To The Star Wars Premiere

Craft A Pocket Chewbacca To Take To The Star Wars Premiere

With the final installment of the Star Wars saga premiering in the immediate future, it is time to whip up a last minute craft project to help show your enthusiasm at the show. You know there’s not much more you want in life than to have your own loyal companion like Chewbacca, and now you […]

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A Hard To Find Traditional Treat, Recreated With Ease

A Hard To Find Traditional Treat, Recreated With Ease

Dina Amin wrote in to share this video with us and the simplicity and pure accessibility were immediately striking. Here, she’s showing how to create a Moulid doll, a traditional sweet treat that seems to have fallen out of favor with retailers. We wanted to bring this tradition back since the sugar dolls are not […]

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Printing Custom Shirts With The Roland BT-12

Printing Custom Shirts With The Roland BT-12

I got a chance to play with the Roland VersaStudio BT-12, which is a compact DTG printer. If you’ve never heard of DTG(Direct To Garment) before, is when you print directly onto fabric, as opposed to something like screenprinting or iron-on transfers. Typically DTG printers are quite large and cumbersome, not to mention expensive. The […]

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An RFID Music Box Fit For A Child

An RFID Music Box Fit For A Child

Browsing around the internet, looking for cool laser cut projects to do while I’ve got a fancy laser cutter here for review, I found a very interesting looking music box posted to reddit. I thought the design was delightful. While I personally could do without the little figures with built-in RFID tags, this music box […]

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