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Bernhard Fernow

I can only make out the skeleton of the cabin when we arrive: a V-shaped shadow ...

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Curated By Rabbit Island

When you’re stocking up on supplies for an island in Lake Superior, some three miles ...

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Navajo Textiles

For over 300 years, Navajo weaving has been valued for its importance as a vital native art ...

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Makers In Conversation

For our first roundtable discussion, we brought together a trio of entrepreneurs. This time ...

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Milo Baughman

Milo Ray Baughman Jr. (1923-2003) showed a talent for design early on. Growing up, he ...

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How to Tie a Fly

While the balmy days of summer are coming to an end, my husband and I are eager for ...

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The American-Made Watch

Cameron Weiss’ fascination with watches began when his great-aunt gifted him his first ...

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Culture Club: Siggi’s Yogurt

Cultured dairy products have existed for as long as humans have milked animals ...

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How To Be A Better Reader

In this last stretch of August, when sand-filled paperbacks go back on the bookshelf ...

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How Can Small Makers Grow?

Can small-batch producers stay small? As local, handmade and artisanal ...

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Nautical Signal Flags

With history rooted in military maritime battle, Catholic missionary expansion and ...

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Grow Wild. Grow Free.

To be an ethnobotanist is to study the scientific relationships that exist between peoples and ...

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Master the At-Home Shave

First off, shower before shaving. Always. Even better: shave in the shower. You’ll be ...

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Campfire 101

Evidence suggests that man has been making fire for over 1. 2 million years, but practice ...

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Hemp, A History

At the mention of hemp, pot and macramé are probably the first things that come to mind ...

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