Bill on Boing Boing

Bill on Boing Boing

MAKE Contributing Editor Bill Gurstelle appears to be having a blast guest blogging on Boing Boing. I can’t keep up with all of his post, he’s so prolific. The first image above is from a post on a tree grown into a garden chair. I’ve always been fascinated by pleaching and other forms of shaping living trees. The other two pics are from a post on a mega potato cannon built by Christian Ristau, who built the absolutely stunning giant pneumatically-powered Hand of Man sculpture at Maker Faire.

Living Lounge Chair
The Mother of All Potato Cannons

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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