Category Archives: Rabbit Hole

Down the Rabbit Hole IV

In our newly released book “By Hand & Eye” we promised to post instructions build a sector. Jim put this together. Making a Sector Select clear, straight-grained, light-colored stock such as maple. Produce sticks from 4/4 stock, tapering from about … Continue reading

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Down the Rabbit Hole III

“Ornament is an act of love – or at least a token of esteem. We embellish what we revere. We adorn that which we love. We do not decorate the hero, returning from the wars, to make him pretty – … Continue reading

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Down the Rabbit hole II

Proportioning Systems Outside the Western World (Your host of this particular rabbit hole is Jim) One question George and I often get is whether this whole scheme of designing to whole number ratios is limited to the classical (i.e. pre-industrial) … Continue reading

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Down the Rabbit Hole

Last Friday Jim Tolpin shared a brief teaser about the artisan design language we explored together in our soon to be released book “By Hand & Eye”. In the comments that followed, Jim made a reference to the Rabbit Hole. … Continue reading

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