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Meredith Woolnough’s Unique Machine Embroidered Art Process

Artist Meredith Woolnough shares the process that she uses to create her unbelievable pieces of embroidery based on specimens from the natural world in a wonderful series of photos.

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The Most Face-Melting Music Video You’ve Ever Seen

In a fascinating new music video directed by Yoonha Park for experimental rock band Liars, we get to see the process of creating realistic sculptures of their faces using 3D scanning techniques and CNC routing.

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How-To: Simple Electro-Etching for Knife Blades

A bit of nail polish, a container of salt water, a 9V battery, a Q-tip, and some alligator leads. That’s pretty much it. Easy, inexpensive process from Instructables user lasersage appears to give impressive results.

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How-To: Custom Color Hot Glue Sticks

“Ken,” the author of this interesting tutorial on tinting hot-melt adhesive sticks by adding crayons, appears to know his chemistry, but is otherwise fairly anonymous. He claims that “[y]ou can also add up to 10% by weight of paraffin wax to reduce the viscosity without…”

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Yours truly guest-blogs Make & Meaning

Make: Online guest contributor and all-around pal Paul Overton, of Dude Craft fame, has kindly solicited an article from me for his new creative-process blog Make & Meaning. My piece is called On The Care and Feeding of Ideas. Thanks, Paul!

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