We've all seen them...sad, rusting, and unloved, chained for years to some street post, long forgotten by their previous owners. The amount of this "bicycle waste" one sees can be pretty astounding in a large city, so hats off to young artists, Caroline Macfarlane and Vanessa Nicholas for taking these neglected two-wheelers on the streets of Toronto and making happy little events out of them. Sweet idea!
via NotCot via Visuall
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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.