In this video, Seth Robinson casts molten aluminum with Marlin Spike seashells, resulting in a strange and beautiful paperweight: "we're used to seeing the outside of seashells, but never the inside". The process is more involved that this description suggests: the shells are carefully encased in petrobond sand and a clamped box before the metal is even melted. And then follow hours removing and smoothing off the pouring channel and buffing the cast.
From a joint press release by SSAD, and the Swedish state-owned mining firm LKAB and utility Vattenfall: SSAB has now produced the world's first fossil-free steel and delivered it to a customer. The trial delivery is an important step on the way to a completely fossil-free value chain for iron- and steelmaking and a milestone… READ THE REST
Making metal tubs by hand may be rare in some parts of the world, but the tubmaking craft is still going strong in others. Here's how to make a bucket to fill the tub: Image: YouTube / Other Things READ THE REST
In this video, South Korean maker Yong-Moo Lee slowly and painstakingly steps through the process of creating a gorgeous, ornate coffee scoop. He does everything from creating the silver ingot to forming the bowl to carving the handle. Beautiful work, mesmerizing to watch. READ THE REST
Just like unexpected rain or the sudden realization that you're fresh out of milk after pouring a bowl of cereal, a case of writer's block can really ruin an otherwise perfect day. Whether you're working on a blog or drafting a catchy tagline for your business's website, writing the right words doesn't always come as… READ THE REST
The way you arrange your home's interior is incredibly important, from using the color blue to encourage a more peaceful state of mind to implementing Feng Shui that brings your life good fortune. But if you're worried about deciding on a single decorating scheme, perhaps the versatility of light can help you see things a… READ THE REST
From social media posts to YouTube videos, you've got a lot of content to create these days. But sometimes the abundance of editing tools available today can feel a little overwhelming, especially if you don't have an art background. But perhaps it's just that you're not using the right software. No matter your experience level,… READ THE REST