Artist/sculptor Randy Regier makes one-of-kind toys and sometimes exhibits them in shops that never open their doors. To see them, you must peer through the storefront window. His latest work is a batch of space toys.
I was commissioned to find a lost shipping crate of early 1950's era space toys from a Wichita, Kansas based company called "Wichitoy". The search - most of which occurred in my studio - was ultimately a success
Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. Come and hear Mark speak at the ALA conference in Chicago on July 1.