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Tool Review: Engineer PH-55 Scissors GT

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Besides some top-notch bloggin', the team at I Heart Engineering maintains a great catalog of interesting and hard-to-find tools, kits, parts, and other gear for makers. When these crazy-looking heavy-duty scissors by trending Japanese toolmongers Engineer Inc. first caught my eye, a few weeks back, I was not at all... Read more »

Natural Dyeing

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Book Review:¬†Harvesting Color¬†by Rebecca Burgess Review by Meara O’Reilly I recently experimented with using the oxalis plant (more commonly known as the weed sourgrass) to dye some towels a bright yellow. It was such an easy and rewarding process, I wanted to look around and see what other colors might... Read more »

Tool Review: The Easydriver

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Admittedly, there are lots of ratcheting screwdrivers in the world. Especially nowadays. But I love the Easydriver, and I suspect I always will, and not just for the warm glow of nostalgia the one from Dad's toolbox evokes for me. The Easydriver, IMHO, is a classic of modern industrial design.... Read more »

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