Designer hobo barrel with laser-cut Philly street map

Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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By Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

2400 Articles

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Although I’ll admit to some cognitive dissonance at the notion of an expensive custom-made object intended to evoke homelessness, there’s no denying the purely aesthetic qualities of this fireplace by John Briscella. I’d really like to see what it looks like with a fire burning inside, and, while I’m at it, maybe some video of the 5-axis laser cutting out all those little pieces… [via Dude Craft]