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Help torture-test Craftsman tools

Craftsman has a social-media marketing campaign going right now where you can suggest ways to stress test the company’s hand and power tools. The above videos are the first two in the series. Creating these tests was insanely fun — and we’re going to create more. But it would be selfish of us to have […]

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Instructables/Craftsman contest

Instructables/Craftsman contest

Instructables has announced an amazing contest they’re running with Sears. Called “The Craftsman Workshop of the Future Contest,” all you have to do to be eligible is post an Instructable that uses tools! The grand prize winner will get a $20,000 Sears gift card (no, that’s not a typo). Ten runners up will each get […]

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Interview with the “God of fountain pens”

Interview with the “God of fountain pens”

PingMag has an interview with Nobuyoshi Nagahara, a Japanese pen nib craftsman who’s been on the job for 50 years: PingMag: You must need a lot of patience to deal with each customer with such care. Nobuyoshi Nagahara: The thing that makes me most happy doing this work is being able to help people with […]

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