Alex Jaynes

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The Best Etsy Shops for Buying 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 …

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 …

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> …

Sweet Potato, Pear and Leek Soup with Spiced Croutons

January 4, 2016<p><i>Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almond Breeze Almondmilk. All opinions are my own.</i><p>Hi Friends! Welcome to a New Year …

Food

Vegan 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 …

Vegetarian Kale and Cannellini Bean Stew

Make the broth:<p>Heat the oil in a large saucepan or small pot over medium-high heat until shimmering. Add the onion, garlic, and salt, and stir to …

Recipe: Jacques Pépin's Rustic Leek and Potato Soup

Heat the oil and butter in a large saucepan. Add the leeks and cook over medium heat for about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.<p>Meanwhile, cut the …

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

Furniture

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 …

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 …

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 …

Woodworking

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, …

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 …

Inspiration

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 …

Joinery that blew my mind! - White Willow

Posted at 08:38h in japanese joinery by David Wall<p>After seeing this example of joinery I had to share it, this is one of the most amazing joints I’ve …

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 …