How to Shop for a Minimalist

Gift shopping for a minimalist. It sounds like the start to a good joke. But, the question still remains—how do you shop for someone who supposedly shuns material goods? Understanding the Movement Contrary to popular belief, minimalism does not necessarily mean that one must shun all material goods. Instead, the minimalism movement seeks to reduce…

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Prototypes: Designing Your Ideas

Prototyping for Fun and Profit “You should prototype it.” I said. I was sitting in my friends’ living room and they were telling me about the new island they were planning for their kitchen. Will thought a larger island would provide a nicer eating surface. Mona countered that a larger surface might jut out too…

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Manufacturing the Toolcard Pro

An intense hands-on process from start to finish Watch the precision machining and quality that goes into each Toolcard Pro. Made in the U.S. by many skilled hands, ending in a robust and beautiful part. Meet our team along the way.    https://youtu.be/BA3_uN6EfDM   At first glance of the Toolcard Pro, I could see that careful thought…

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Portable drafting tools – How to create great drawings anywhere with your EDC tools

Everyday carry for innovators, builders, designers and idea people. Field Notes book, Toolcard Pro, and mechanical pencil for idea capture.  Drafting tools in your pocket? Have you been out with friends and wanted to evangelize about your homestead’s solar space heater with a drawing? Or needed to sketch a DIY design? Or could you have…

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