Metalworking

Chrome and Lace: Rae Ripple’s Take On Rat Rods

Chrome and Lace: Rae Ripple’s Take On Rat Rods

Meet Phillis Gene, a vintage Chevrolet Deluxe that just got a one-of-a-kind redesign by Texas-based metal artist Rae Ripple. “I wanted to keep that real classy lady feel, so that’s where the lace came in,” Ripple says of her work, commissioned by a rat rod enthusiast and named after his mother. “I guess if you were going […]

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Watch This Gorgeous Video, Learn A Little About Guilloche

Watch This Gorgeous Video, Learn A Little About Guilloche

Clickspring is a fairly popular youtube channel that has been making beautiful things from metal for quite some time. He’s written a little for us, and even done video for us in the past. One thing that he’s really good at (aside from making pretty stuff) is explaining complex things in a simple and visually […]

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Constructing A Steel and Leather Stool

Constructing A Steel and Leather Stool

Sometimes it can be fun to take one concept and then put an interesting twist on it. Tyler Bell runs with this concept with his high quality leather and steel stool. The design is reminiscent of those cheap camping stools that unfold into the low profile triangular shape to make a simple stool. His, however […]

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8 Indispensable Metal Hand Filing Tips from Clickspring

A wealth of great hand metal working tips from a master clockmaker.

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Making A Simple Japanese Pocket Knife

Making A Simple Japanese Pocket Knife

The Redsmith fashions a traditional Kiridashi pocket knife from steel stock.

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Arcade Games, Theme Park Rides, and Toothpick Sculptures at Rochester Mini Maker Faire

Arcade Games, Theme Park Rides, and Toothpick Sculptures at Rochester Mini Maker Faire

In Upstate New York, the Rochester Mini Maker Faire will be kicking off their fourth event this Saturday. Don’t miss it!

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