Tag: crafts

Dec 30, 2014

Artist Uses PVC Pipes to Knit a Giant Blanket

Artist Uses PVC Pipes to Knit a Giant Blanket

After finding three giant bags of wool at a garage sale, Imgur user and knitter Otterknot decided to make a gigantic knitted blanket, using two huge pieces of PVC pipe for knitting needles. She posted the step-by-step process to Imgur which you can see below. [via Laughing Squid] 1. Getting the right thickness…

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Dec 29, 2014

Disassembling and Reassembling a Rolex Submariner

Disassembling and Reassembling a Rolex Submariner

WF&Co. head watchmaker Tony Williams shows you how this famous movement is taken apart and reassembled, demonstrating the intricacies of the Rolex calibre 3135.

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Dec 2, 2014

Blacksmith Forges 320 Layer Damascus Steel Blade

Blacksmith Forges 320 Layer Damascus Steel Blade

Watch Chris, a blacksmith for John Neeman Tools, make a 320 layer pattern welded Damascus steel blade. What craftsmanship! For more handcrafted goodness check out John Neeman Tools on Facebook and Flickr where you will find hundreds of beautiful photos of these artisans’ work.

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Nov 20, 2014

Artist Transforms Kids Drawings Into Plush Toys

Artist Transforms Kids Drawings Into Plush Toys

Wendy Tsao brings kids drawings to life by transforming them into amazing plush toys. Wendy made her first toy (which she calls ‘softies’) back in 2007, based on a self-portrait her 4-year-old son had drawn. On her website Wendy explains: “I am an artist, and I value creativity in all walks of life, including…

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Nov 2, 2014

For Halloween These Guys Made a Giant Door Monster to Hand out Candy

For Halloween These Guys Made a Giant Door Monster to Hand out Candy

To spice up the candy giving experience these guys created a giant door monster to hand out candy to trick-or-treaters. They then set up a camera to capture the funny reactions to the generous candy-giving monster.

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Oct 23, 2014

Geometric 3D Paper Masks by Steve Wintercroft

Geometric 3D Paper Masks by Steve Wintercroft

Builder and designer Steve Wintercroft has created an awesome series of geometric 3D paper masks that you can build yourself. Steve says it all began a few years ago when he was invited to a Halloween party and was struggling for costume ideas: “I sat down with a pile of old cardboard, some parcel…

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Sep 15, 2014

DIY Shelves with Glow in the Dark Resin Inlay

DIY Shelves with Glow in the Dark Resin Inlay

In 2013, web-designer and software engineer Mat Brown ditched the mouse and keyboard to pursue his passion for art and design. Brown now focuses on making jewellery and other objects which are available through his Etsy store. The artist recently shared a DIY house project on his blog and reddit. Brown explains: “We were…

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