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In the course Working with the Torch: An Introduction to Soldering and Annealing for Jewelry, Jewelry Instructor Melissa covers how to make a thin ring band. But, how do you form a thicker band? By using the new Forming Blocks made in the Woodshop, we’ll break down how it’s possible. Measure the material for your […]
Meet Our Monthly Maker: Ricky Solorzano of Biorealize Website: www.biorealize.com Instagram: @biorealize Tell us about yourself I love bioengineering, biodesign, and biofabrication. I’ve been involved with the biofabrication industry for over 10 years now and have built different platforms for it. Now I’m excited to be growing and developing solutions for designers to create new […]
Art and technology have been interconnected throughout history and recent developments have brought them even closer. Technology has ventured into each dimension of our existence, making everyday activities easier, quicker, and more accurate. If technology means an artist can turn their vision into reality more efficiently, why wouldn’t they be interested? That’s why we’re writing […]
Meet Our Monthly Maker: Erik Curtis Website: Encurtis.com Instagram: @encurtis Tell us about yourself I am a woodworker and sculptor who enjoys blurring the lines between fine furniture and art. What’s your educational background? I earned a BA in religion and philosophy from Eastern University in 2009. I attended the 9-month program at the Center […]
It’s easy to think that social media is just for filtered selfies and elaborate food pics, but these platforms have evolved into an amazing tool for artisan entrepreneurs. Even though we would probably all prefer in-person conversations with our customers, social media platforms are an alternative way to engage, connect and, ultimately, sell. The term […]
Instagram: @Jupiter5_woodco Tell us about yourself I’m a self taught woodworker originally from Philadelphia. I have a passion for creativity and originality, and my hope is to leave my own impression in the world of woodworking. What’s your educational background? My training is pretty unconventional; books, youtube, trial and error and other informal means […]
Did you know that there are almost 4 billion email addresses worldwide? That’s a whole lot of emails that could end up on your mailing list, a whole lot of customers you could maintain relationships with, and a whole lot of people you could promote new products to. 4 billion email addresses are, of course, […]
Website: www.raysreusables.com Instagram: @rays_reusables What’s your educational background? I have a bachelors in the Spanish language with a minor in studio arts. What do you make/what are you currently working on? Ray’s Reusables began with transforming trashed jeans into practical everyday items, and denim up-cycling is still something that I really love. Over the […]
As a growing entrepreneur, you probably think the most efficient way to invest your time is in monitoring your products and business growth. What about the other important things you should focus on besides just your business plans? Learn to turn your product into a profit, all while getting ahead of your competitors. The key? […]
Meet Our Monthly Maker: Troy Musto Website: www.fishtownsigns.com Instagram: @TXFishmonger TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF I love riding bikes and would call myself an active urban cyclist. Recently I purchased a custom cargo trike and have incorporated it into my business by using it to help promote, deliver and install signs. I can fit a 17’ […]