I’ve been following this fellow for quite a while. It’s amazing to see what he can make with practically no modern tools.
I built a fenced enclosure and cultivated sweet potatoes (from civilisation) and yams (from the wild) in it. I originally had a small 3X3 m garden behind the wattle and daub hut that already had some sweet potato and yam vines growing in it that were planted after the hut was built. But wallabies kept […]
via Sweet potato patch @ Primitive Technology
Spent the morning helping Gaylon and Dan mill up the black oak that I had taken down a few weeks ago. Got some nice looking lumber out of.
Now to wait a couple years for it to be ready to use.
Dave helped me crossfit these rounds upright. Now to split them. Each is about 3′ high and about 2′ across.
This is beautiful…
Student filmmaker Kurt Rauffer has created a beautiful homage to Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in the form of its opening credits reimagined as in the very distinct style of James Bond films. Using a “rejected” song that Radiohead submitted for Spectre, the effect is moody, contemplative and serene, all at the same time.…
via The Opening Credits of The Empire Strikes Back Reimagined in the Distinct Style of James Bond — Laughing Squid
Splitting boards out of bolts, mostly with wedges, bit with a froe. Wedges stain the oak nearly instantly.
In a moment of insanity, I decided to build and try out an ErgoDox keyboard. So far, it’s pretty good. I really dig the Zealios switches I used for the keys. Here’s the layout I’m using at the moment.