I have self-healing cutting mats in a few different sizes. One of them is over 30 years old. I used it to help make the zine version of Boing Boing in the late 1980s. I still use it today. If you have never used a self-healing cutting mat, you don't know what you are missing. You can make thousands of craft knife cuts and the mat will still look new. Amazon has them on sale now for cheap.
Sean Michael Ragan enthuses about a Brother Label Maker that he has been using for 20 years. He also takes a look at the latest iteration and also likes it. Cool Tools has a YouTube channel with many more tool reviews
My daughter and I have a nice little home makerspace going, but we have been storing all of our components (resistors, capacitors, solder, arduinos, raspberry pis, etc) in plastic boxes stacked into a larger box, which makes it hard to find what we need. It was time to get a cabinet, and this one is […]
In 2015 I installed this Delta Water-Amplifying showerhead in a shower that has low pressure. It really does deliver a nice spray with large droplets. It’s got a little knob that lets you switch between 2.5 and 1.85 GPM, but I had a hard time telling the difference. Installation is simple. Here’s a good video […]
If you’re interested in either beginning or furthering a career in graphic design, you need to have a thorough understanding of Adobe’s famed editing and illustration tools, and these bundles will get you to where you need to be for a fraction of what you’d pay for an in-class education. 1. The Essential Adobe Photoshop […]
Laptops are great when it comes to getting work done on the move, but sometimes you need a better and more responsive keyboard in order to get your work done away from your desktop. Here are six top-rated Bluetooth keyboards that will help you power through your tasks both at the office or while you’re […]
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