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Chic Batik

Chic Batik

The history and customs of many cultures have been expressed through textiles for centuries. In Southeast Asia, batiking has been the medium for fabric design for almost 2,000 years. While in Bali, I had the opportunity to learn about batiking fabrics, and though most of the designs there showcase mythical themes, I wanted to make […]

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Paper Making 101

Paper Making 101

Paper, first invented in China around the 1st or 2nd century A.D., is now so ubiquitous that it has achieved near-invisibility in our modern world. The average American household receives more than 100 pounds of unwanted junk mail each year! However, creating a handmade sheet of paper can remind anyone of this everyday object’s noble […]

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Rok-Bak Chair

Rok-Bak Chair

Make a chair that’s comfortable, looks good, reclines, disassembles for compactness and portability, and can be made from just a single sheet of plywood.

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Take a Hidden Picture

Take a Hidden Picture

Take a picture is a fine-art project by artists Brad Blucher and Kyle Clements. In the exhibit, the human eye see is only able to see blank surfaces (in our case, blank canvases). People walk up to the show space and see blank canvases hanging on the wall. They see absolutely nothing, then make some […]

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