Author Archives: workislove

Learning self motivation

My home has been crowded lately. Its been me and my mom for a while, and this summer my brother joined us. I didn’t think about it when he first moved in, but i haven’t shared a house with the … Continue reading

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Serious business

As I said in my last post, I’m starting to get serious about my making. Part of that is exploring how I can make money off my work. I’ve already started to make a little bit – I’m teaching a … Continue reading

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Passion Project – Making

The past When I was a kid, the tooth fairy didn’t bring me cash – she brought me craft supplies. I remember waking up with crayons, pipe-cleaners, puffy paint, T-shirt art kits, stickers, and small lego kits under my pillow. … Continue reading

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Teaching classes again

Remember those cutting boards I wrote about earlier? Well, I’ve now started teaching workshops on how to make them at Techshop. So far I’ve just taught two – one in September and one in October. They both went really well … Continue reading

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Back after a long break

I haven’t been able to keep up this blog like I intended, and that’s because over the past few months my life has been turned upside-down and shaken all around. I’m just starting to get back into my normal groove … Continue reading

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Urban Form and Sustainability

I ran across an article on the Atlantic, which claimed new research showed that density of cities had little to no effect on sustainability. The article was based on computer modeling future development of three regions in the UK, and … Continue reading

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Making my cutting boards

This week I wrote up an “instructable” on how to make my cutting boards. An instructable is a how-to article on “”. It was a great way for me to gather all the information and research I did on making … Continue reading

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I made it at Techshop

I haven’t been updating much, but I haven’t been idle. These are some of the things I’ve been making at Techshop recently. Cutting boards      The first two have been oiled, the last one still needs to be finished. They … Continue reading

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A tour of Techshop

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As I’ve said before, Techshop is a community workshop that works kind of like a gym membership. You pay a monthly fee, and in return you get access to a plethora of tools and space to make almost anything you … Continue reading

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In addition to my work at the Bike Kitchen, I have been fostering my creative side at another workshop called Techshop. Techshop is a chain of community workshops, with locations in San Francisco, Menlo Park, and San Jose in California … Continue reading

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