Aaron Kramer

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On the Right Track

Track saws are a favorite among on-site installers and carpenters, for breaking down sheet goods, trimming floors and other operations common on the …

Woodworking

Accu-Cut Circular Saw Guide Track System

• Rip, cross cut, and make angled cuts up to 48" long in plywood, MDF, and panels<br>• Simply align the Guide Track with your marks to make accurate cuts<br>• Hold …

Woodworking

How to set up a makerspace at your school - ABC Education - ABC Splash - http://education.abc.net.au/newsandarticles/blog/-/b/2576587?null

A makerspace can be any place where students can get creative, whether a classroom, library or garden. It's not about the space, but the innovation …

Makerspaces
Makerspaces

Jim Cardon's Stunning Custom Built Library, Inspired by "The Illusionist"

2,700 hours of labor, 10,000 pieces of Walnut and a nifty pull-out desk<p>Jim Cardon runs a custom woodworking firm in Denver, and I think he wins the …

Magic

Get a Front Row Seat to This Year’s Rocket Launches at Kennedy Space Center

First, a quiet settles over the crowd. Thousands wait, hushed, until finally the words ring out over the loud speaker: “We are GO for launch.” Voices …

Ludwig Hohlwein, Master Designer

While rummaging through the studio bookshelves, I met an old friend: <i>Ludwig Hohlwein</i>, a collection of the poster designs by the artist published in …

Yellowstone National Park

The Science Museum’s new Wonderlab gallery features illustrated signage by Andrew Rae

London’s Science Museum is today opening Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery, a landmark £6m space representing a major expansion for the institution. …

Art

This Little Jumping Cube Is Probably How The Robot Apocalypse Starts

But it's so cute! (For now...)<p>Have you ever looked at a Rubik's Cube and thought to yourself "this thing would be better if it could jump"? That's basically the resulting design of a new robot from researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Computer Science and Artificial …

Robotics

Building a Vortex Tube

Kepler Watches Stellar Dancers in the Pleiades Cluster

Like cosmic ballet dancers, the stars of the Pleiades cluster are spinning. But these celestial dancers are all twirling at different speeds. …

Universe

Space-saving units put sprawling furniture to bed

Gil's Casa Collection company has been designing furniture for small and difficult spaces since 1992. Among the items it produces are hanging beds, …

How Creativity Works

In his 1878 book, <i>Human, All Too Human: A Book for Free Spirits</i>, Nietzsche observed:<p>Artists have a vested interest in our believing in the flash of revelation, the so-called inspiration… shining down from heavens as a ray of grace. In reality, the imagination of the good artist or thinker produces …

How Einstein Thought: Why “Combinatory Play” Is the Secret of Genius

For as long as I can remember — and certainly long before I had the term for it — I’ve believed that creativity is combinatorial: Alive and awake to the world, we amass a collection of cross-disciplinary building blocks — knowledge, memories, bits of information, sparks of inspiration, and other …

Here's How Folks Designed Furniture Without Math, CAD and Measuring Tools

And no, it's got nothing to do with the Golden Rectangle<p>If you want to design a piece of furniture, you start with a sketch. But at some point you've …

Furniture Design

Half of inventions “arise unexpectedly” from serendipity—not direct research | Ars Technica

Research institutions are the least likely inspirations for that spark of creativity.<p>If you're smashing your face into the keyboard trying to come up …

Creativity

Find Innovation Where You Least Expect It

On the evening of April 14, 1912, the <i>RMS Titanic</i> collided with an iceberg in the north Atlantic and sunk two hours and 40 minutes later. Of its 2,200 passengers and crew, only 705 survived, plucked out of 16 lifeboats by the <i>Carpathia.</i> Imagine how many more might have lived if crew members had …

Framing