Chris Mildebrandt

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How to Build a Rustic and Bold Farm Table

The other day I was browsing projects on Ana White’s website and came across a dining table I had to have. Sooooo…. a couple days later I have a …

Woodworking

Fire, Stone, and Wood: the First Tools

At Maker Faire you’ll find any number of cutting edge technologies—3D printers, CNC routers, flying robots, and gestural interface devices. But the fair is also the place for primitive technologies and tools, the technologies that form the basis for every other technology that followed. The Maker …

Call for Zines for Exhibit at Anno Domini

<i>Art of Zines 2013</i> at Anno Domini //the second coming of Art & Design<p><b>CALL FOR ZINES:</b> This is a call to all zine makers to have their zine shown in our …

First San Jose Aloft Hotel Coming in 2014!

One of my favorite hotel brands is finally coming to San Jose. Aloft is part of the Starwood chain, which also includes Sheraton, Westin, W Hotels, …

IBM Solar Collector Harnesses the Power of 2,000 Suns

A team of IBM researchers is working on a solar concentrating dish that will be able to collect 80% of incoming sunlight and convert it to useful …

Toyota's ME.WE Concept is an Electric Vehicle Without Any Excess

Toyota just unveiled the new ME.WE electric concept, which is a pick-up, convertible, off-roader and small city car in one. Toyota says that the …

Electric Vehicles

Airbnb Open Sources Rendr, A Library For Running Backbone.js Apps On Both Client And Server

Airbnb today announced that it is open sourcing Rendr, its library for running Backbone.js apps seamlessly on both the client and the server. After launching its Chronos cron replacement a few weeks ago, this marks the company’s second major contribution to the open source ecosystem this year. …

Big bottom

John Sayles asked a question about my Odate-style tool box regarding my choice of nailing the bottom of the box to the sides from underneath, as …

Woodworking

Hammer of the gods

The mortise through the head that the handle is fitted to is not exactly rectangular. It has a slight hourglass shape, which is important in fitting …

Woodworking

ESEE Candiru Review - 1.7oz Fixed Blade Knife

Usually I’d recommend that you carry only the amount of blade that you are going to need for any given backpacking trip. Sometimes that might be as …

Sawyer Squeeze – Updated 2013 Version

<b>Greetings Hikers,</b><p>A few days ago, on January 15, Ron Bell from Mountain Laurel Designs announced on their facebook page that a new 2013 version of the …

Therm-A-Rest NeoAir XTherm

While the UL scene rejoiced when the original NeoAir came on the market, I never have been a big fan of it. It was just too cold for me, even on a …