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My Favourite Tokoname Potters

by Terry Erasmus March 30, 2017 2 Comments<p>Introduction<p>Tokoname, in case you don't know, is a small town in Aichi Prefecture in Japan. It is the home …

How to: Build a Custom Tool Wall

Move over pegboard. When you've assembled a proper collection of hand tools, the best way to keep them safe, organized, and available within reach is …

Woodworking

50 Downloadable Digital Joints For Woodworking

If you were captivated by these animations of traditional Japanese woodworking joints, here's a chance to try out some intricate joinery techniques …

How To Obtain The Best Cabinet Table Saw On The Market

Whether it’s for personal uses or contract works, the cabinet table saw is not an investment you can make lightly. Due to the high acquisition cost …

Create a Unique Place to Grow With These Free Potting Bench Plans

11 Free Potting Bench Plans<p>DIY Potting Bench Plans<p>Updated February 13, 2018<p>A potting bench may seem like an extravagant item for your garden or shed …

How to Change the Shape of a Bonsai with Wire

One of the great differences between pen tsai and bonsai tree is the latter’s use of bonsai wiring as a common technique for changing the shape of …

The 10 Best Looking Watches under $100

<i>Time certainly is money, but telling the time by a device strapped to your wrist doesn’t have to set you back a ton of cash. And even though these</i> …

Men's Fashion

The Most Iconic Men’s Boots Ever Made

The best men's boots ever made were all built for purpose: to protect our feet from the elements. That they look good in the process is just our good …

Men's Fashion

A new book unlocks the enigma of the Japanese garden

Insight into the enigmatic nature of the Japanese garden is revealed beneath a dark green fabric covered book written by garden designer Sophie Walker and published by Phaidon. ‘The Japanese Garden’ covers the history, design and concepts behind this unique Asian art form through a charmingly …

Japan

Carroll Shelby’s Personal 1966 GT350H Fastback Needs a New Owner

Former Hertz Rent-a-Racer goes to auction<p>Are you looking to own a piece of American history? Well, feast your eyeballs on this former Hertz Rent-a-Racer in Wimbledon White with factory painted LeMans stripes in Guardsman Blue.<p>Sure, you’ve seen it before, but this particular 1966 Shelby GT350H was …

Sports Cars

How to: Make a Simple Wooden Smartphone Speaker

Happy Monday, ManMakers! Today, I'm super excited to share an exclusive project with you. It's an excerpt from the new book <b>Build Stuff with Wood</b>, …

Woodworking

A Man's Guide to Wristwatches: Their History and Why to Wear One | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: Read Part II when you’re done, How to Choose a Watch.</i><p>No element of men’s style combines fashion and function quite like the …

Watches

Building a Bonsai bench

After thirty years working with Bonsai I decided enough was enough – I needed a decent bench to display my ever growing collection of Bonsai. It took …

Woodworking

Japanese Sliding-lid Box

This clever and simple piece is great for storing tools, toys or a kimono by Christopher Schwarz from the December 2015 issue While picking though a …

Woodworking

Miniature Bonsai Gardens

Emre Ozberk had a fascination for Bonsai trees. But at some point, he started to focus not on the tree, but on the empty space around it. The …

Miniature

Life Without Turface…

…is full of sweet birdsong and rainbows.<p>I feel the need to comment on Turface, which is still, unfortunately, a common bonsai soil component. I used …

Pot sizes - inches to gallon conversion

May 01, 2010 | <b>328069 Views</b> | <b>3 Comments</b><p>Today was one of those days I wish there was something "standardized" about pot sizes. One catalog uses one set …

Personal Information

Fertilising Your Bonsai / Bonsai Feeds

"Upon finding that I work as a professional bonsai artist, many people will remark that they once had a bonsai, but it died and with some regret, …

Bonsai trunk fusion

Trunk fusions are a grafting technique that use multiple approach grafts of seedlings or rooted cuttings to create a large base trunk with a dramatic …

Fusing trident maple trunks

Here it is, the post you’ve been waiting your whole life for, how to make little trees into big trees!<p>Or something like that.<p>Let me introduce the …

The Rooter Pot

Crabapple Bonsai Tree Propagation By Air Layering

This <b>Crabapple Tree</b>, also known as <i>Malus sargentii</i>, was collected a year ago. In this post, I will show you how to air layer this tree to create a …

Styling Juniper Bonsai Branches

Bonsai Books· Bonsai Tools· Bonsai For Sale· Carving Tools· Bonsai Pots· Bonsai T-Shirts<p>Bonsai Books· Bonsai Tools· Bonsai For Sale· Carving Tools· …

Gardening

Watering

<b>How do I water my bonsai?</b><p>Water in the evening and if necessary then in the early morning. Be careful about watering in the morning, because if it is …

Moss technique

It’s common, when displaying bonsai at indoor exhibits, to cover the surface of the soil with moss. The alternative – dirt – doesn’t really compare. …

Bonsai Society of San Francisco » Care of Japanese Black Pine – Stages of Development

Posted by Eric Schrader on Nov 21, 2013 in Articles And Stories, At our last meeting...<p>For our November 2013 meeting your’s truly, Eric Schrader, was …

San Francisco

Identifying suitable material for bonsai – part 3 of 5

Creating bonsai from older material, whether collected or nursery grown, can be very rewarding. With age comes character, and with good character we …

Gardening

Feed Your Bonsai!

<i>Your bonsai may never look like this, but they can be this healthy. This magnificently robust Willow leaf ficus (</i>Ficus nerifolia<i>) is by Jim Smith of</i> …

Let's Talk Bonsai Soil

One of the biggest discussions in the world of bonsai, is the one concerning the soil mix that we use to grow our trees in. Seems everyone has their …

Gardening