We started as cooperators in order to merely survive. Your fellow cavemen threw rocks at the dinosaurs predators so you wouldn’t get eaten, running back to the cave with the Wooly Mammoth meat. Cities, the modern age, factories, greed and cynicism are what did us in. We all felt separate and alone. Shut off from each other in the way that makes you feel as if nothing at all is possible. Jealously guarding our things as if they would ward off death itself.
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Who is the Dude behind DudeCraft?
Paul Overton is a prolific blogger, maker, writer, and ukulele player living in Hardwick, MA with three dogs, his closest co-conspirator, and a lawn that makes his octogenarian neighbors want to call the authorities. He delights in the unusual and can often be found in his tiny studio, whipping up some sort of self-indulgent nonsense for his own amusement.
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DudeCraft represents a different kind of tribe in the world of making things, intentionally blurring the lines between, art, craft, engineering, and the good old “Can Do” spirit. Makers of all stripes are welcome here and are encouraged to join the conversation, no matter what their enthusiasms. Guys who knit, girls who weld, it’s all the same on DudeCraft. We are people who make cool stuff, have an urge to share it, and don’t mind explaining how we did it, so that other folks can benefit from our experience.