How-To: Portfolio, a Project Excerpt From Reinvention by Maya Donenfeld, Plus a Book Giveaway

Maya Donenfeld of Maya*Made is well know in the craft community for her simple and beautiful projects celebrate sustainable resources. Her new book, Reinvention from Wiley, is not just about making cute and useful projects, but also about creating with purpose and attention to meaningful materials. Advancements in technology have... Read more »

Text Tool: Steel Pan Tuning

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You probably can't learn to make a steel pan just by reading a book about it. But don't you want to know how? Ulf Kronman's book is 20 years old, now, but remains the definitive work on the subject. Best of all? You can download it for free right now. Read more »

Text Tool: The Cult of LEGO

The Cult of LEGO

It's hard, for me, to find books that really justify themselves, and when my colleague John Baichtal asked me to review The Cult of LEGO, his recent survey of adult Lego fandom with BrickJournal founder Joe Meno, I was nervous. The Cult of LEGO, I can report with some relief,... Read more »

CraftSanity Issue 6 Now Available

I grew up in Michigan, so I feel a little Mitten State pride whenever Jennifer Ackerman-Haywood announces a new issue of CraftSanity Magazine. So, I wanted to send out a little Midwest love, and let you know that the latest issue of CraftSanity Magazine is now available for purchase! The... Read more »

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