Alex Jaynes

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Our Favorite Etsy Shops for Beautiful, Modern Lighting

It may not be the first place you think of when you're shopping for lighting, but don't neglect handmade marketplace Etsy. Here, you'll find plenty …

Etsy

Mid Century Modern Motherlode!

This California dealer's massive collection has plenty of pieces you've never seen before<p>Mid Century Møbler is a Berkeley-based vintage furniture …

In The Search For The Perfect Desk – Get Inspired

As easy as it may be to buy the first desk you come across, that’s rarely a good idea. There are more types of desks than you’re aware of and each …

Furniture

Mexican Street Corn Soup

Shares 295K<p><i>With Cotija cheese, cilantro, sour cream, and lime, Mexican Street Corn Soup is a fun and full-flavored way to serve sweet summer corn.</i> …

Recipes

Sweet Potato, Pear and Leek Soup with Spiced Croutons

Posted on January 4, 2016<p>Category: Soups and Stews<p><i>Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almond Breeze Almondmilk. All opinions are my</i> …

Recipe: Curried Cauliflower Chowder

Curried Cauliflower Chowder<p>Makes about 2 quarts, 4 to 6 servings<p>1 (13.5-ounce) can full-fat coconut milk <br>1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger <br>2 …

Recipe: Vegetarian Kale and Cannellini Bean Stew

Vegetarian Kale and Cannellini Bean Stew<p>Serves 8<p><i>For the Parmesan-garlic broth:</i> <br>2 tablespoons olive oil <br>1 large onion, chopped <br>2 large heads garlic, …

Recipe: Jacques Pépin's Rustic Leek and Potato Soup

Parisian Potage<p>Serves 4<p>1 tablespoon peanut or vegetable oil<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>1 large leek, damaged outer leaves discarded, split, washed, …

Recipe: Baked Brie with Herbed Artichokes

Baked Brie with Herbed Artichokes<p>Serves 4 to 6<p>1 (8-ounce) round of mild brie, top rind removed <br>1 (10-ounce) bag frozen artichoke hearts, thawed, …

Recipes

Original Handmade Furniture and Decor from Local Studios

The New Rules of Grilling

Seven ways to improve your barbecue game, from one of America's best young butchers.<p>After a successful career as a bass guitarist in various indie rock bands, Bryan Mayer, age 41, decided to switch disciplines and eventually settled on butchering. He read a few books, hacked apart some animals and …

BBQ

Mortise & Tenon Magazine: Official Unveiling

Today is the official public launch of a new venture I’m undertaking. The past four years I’ve been blogging here at the Diary about my furniture …

Woodworking

Joinery 101: Cut Dado Joints of Any Size with an Adjustable Jig

Dado joints have been used for centuries to build cabinets and bookshelves. Add this joint to your woodworking repertoire using a shop-made jig and …

How to Build a 3D Printer For Under $200 -- The Tower XL 3D Printer with Hardware Store Parts

For all of you fellow Lord of the Rings fans out there on a budget who are looking to get started in 3D printing, Almus Yang has a fun new, …

3D Printing

Furniture Designer/Builder Jory Brigham's Unusual Path to Success

The "Framework" winner's origin story, from "No TV" to "On TV"<p>The path to becoming a successful furniture designer is rarely a straight line. It …

There is More than One Texture

Not everything should be as smooth as a nun’s stomach. While every surface of my work is finished with handplanes, that doesn’t mean it was a …

How to: Make a DIY Wooden Salt Cellar for Your Next Dinner Party

We recently procured a salt shaker for our dining table. It looks like an owl. My wife likes it. However, it seems that the sea salt we put in it …

Woodworking