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John Edgar Park

John Edgar Park likes to make things and tell people about it. He works at Disney Research and writes for Boing Boing and Make. You can find him at jpixl.net and twitter @johnedgarpark

Illustrator is drawing every item in his late grandfather's tool shed

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Artist Lee John Phillips has begun to lovingly draw the over 100,000 items housed in his late grandfather's toolshed. He plans to catalog every single tool, part, gadget, and bit of hardware over the course of the next five years.

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I adore old tools and hardware, and I find that his illustration style is wonderful at capturing their essence. I'll be following along on his Instagram page, and would certainly purchase a print edition should he make one available (hint, hint).

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Artist Celebrates Late Grandfather by Drawing the 100,000+ Items in His Tool Shed (Thanks, Oh Soon!)

Just look at this intentionally confusing banana Arduino

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Just look at it.

WTFDuino (Thanks, Marc de Vinck!)

Imperial Melody Discharger - Stormtrooper helmet art build notes

I built the Imperial Melody Discharger, an articulated Stormtrooper helmet music box, for the Star Wars Day ("May the 4th be with you") vinyl Stormtrooper helmet art show . For the event, artists across the Walt Disney Company, including DisneyToon Studios where I work, were invited to participate by using a blank 6" helmet as the canvas for their work. What follows are my build notes and work in progress images.

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