Pop-Pop Steamboat

When you picture a steam engine, you likely imagine a giant cast-iron contraption festooned with knobs, valves, gauges, linkages, and wheels. This steam-powered toy boat has no moving parts and needs only a flame and the surrounding water to zip around and make its distinctively happy sound. My interest in... Read more »

Wearable Artifacts

The jewelry I create is reminiscent of a more ancient time, like relics unearthed and altered with modern elements. The techniques described here let you create wearable art by texturizing metal with everyday objects found outside, at home, or in your work studio. All you need are basic soldering skills... Read more »