Grandpa Jake’s Homemade Computer

Jake and Computer at table

When his computer broke, "Grandpa Jake" decided to make his own replacement, out of wood. The keyboard has real housekeys on it and the printer is a piece of paper with a pencil attached. Read a bit more about this quirky and creative man who lives in a small town... Read more »

Binder Clip Bag


Seattle designer Peter Bristol's Clip Bag translates those ubiquitous binder clips you find in offices into a funny and useful accessory that could almost be elegant, if it weren't so silly. It's one of those form translations that makes me say, "Of course!" The bag is made out of wool... Read more »

Workshop: Len Cullum in Seattle, Washington


Making Connections By Laura Cochrane Photography by John Keatley Neatly lined up along the walls of Len Cullum’s 1,500-square-foot north Seattle workshop are handmade Japanese chisels, saws, and planes. In a building rumored to have once been a shark oil processing plant, Cullum, 46, creates Japanese-style shoji doors and windows,... Read more »