New Review: Tool Review: Festool Sortainer

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When I built my first circuit, all of my tools and supplies fit inside a small shoebox. When I built my first robot, all was contained in a small under-the-bed clothing tote. Now, more than 12 years and many projects, tools, and parts later, my storage needs have become so... Read more »

New Review: 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 »