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Anvil Soap On A Rope

Is there a dirty metalsmith in the house? Help is on the way and just in the right shape: Anvil Soap on a Rope! Your metalsmith will delight in rubbing this anvil all over him/herself and you too will get what you want: A cleaner version of your…


Added by Brigitte Martin on November 28, 2016 at 9:44am — No Comments

How To Make Money With Art

Embroidery on a piece of knitting.

Kate Talbot: "I made ‘counterknit’ after a conversation with a friend about how difficult it was to make money from art. It is a tongue in cheek response to how I make my money by…


Added by Brigitte Martin on March 16, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

RECONSTRUCTION - Jim Cotter teaches at Arrowmont

In this class students learn about using industrial and household materials for the construction of jewelry and art objects. This includes using various materials including cement to wood flooring. Some jewelry experience is helpful as well as expertise in basic saw, file and…


Added by Brigitte Martin on February 8, 2016 at 8:21pm — No Comments

Just Hanging Out - Porky Hefer Design, South Africa

Anyone remember the 60's hanging chairs? For those who don’t, it's a design IKEA brings back every now and then, either in their kids' furniture department or in their staged living rooms catering to nostalgic adults. You may feel awkward about…


Added by Brigitte Martin on January 22, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

Planning ahead: April 2016 Hammerworkshop with Glen Gardner in Pittsburgh

Archaeological evidence reveals that hammer like tools have been in use for well over 2 million years! With a reverence for the past and eyes towards the future, come and experience what it really means to be a metalsmith as we explore the techniques of forging, forming and…

Added by Brigitte Martin on January 7, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

Rolling Clay With Keith Brymer Jones

"There's a fire starting in my kiln. Hotter than that pottery scene in that Patrick Swayze film. Since you left it's just been me and my despair. I've tried to fill the hole you left with a lot of earthenware."

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 4, 2015 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

Camilla Elphik - Pez Classics

(Photo via footwearnews) "LAPIN"

Camilla Elphick is a British shoe designer, whose feminine yet playful designs have garnered critical acclaim in just two seasons.…


Added by Brigitte Martin on November 18, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

RIP: The House of Falling Furniture

"Defenestration" was an original, local landmark in San Francisco, CA between 1997 and 2013. The artist behind the work is Brian Goggin.



Added by Brigitte Martin on July 7, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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