Designer Anton Alvarez has conjured up a fascinating contraption for joining materials together with thread and glue called The Thread Wrapping Machine.

The Craft of Thread Wrapping was born with this tool that I designed and manufactured. It is a new way of making that has originated from years of my own personal research, beginning with my background in cabinetmaking and leading into my years of conceptual and process-based design research.

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Andrew Salomone

Andrew Salomone

Artist, writer, and teacher who makes work about popular culture, technology, and traditional craft processes.

  • Ross Radford

    That’s twisted

  • Tommy Phillips

    It makes me think of another name that starts with “A” … Arachne.

  • t-bone

    Very creative. Like tying giant flies, I guess.

  • Izzabella Sayer

    What a great craft idea really neat I love it but can it only work with two folk using or can it be worked by one I love this

  • James

    reminds me of a stargate for some reason

  • Arbor

    I was pretty let down by this article. I thought someone had built a robot that would index various posts on internet forums, add a beat, and rap them.