Craft & Design
How-To: Make a wax seal from a piece of closet rod

I’m having a hard time figuring out how to affix these things to my outgoing e-mails, but this tutorial from Derek & Kim at Ragehaus on how to make a monogram signet from a wooden dowel is pretty cool, anyway. It’s well-written, has great photography, and the process it describes is inexpensive, simple, and produces good-looking results. [Thanks, Billy Baque!]


I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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