Tag Archives: Craftsmanship

Tools

Not everybody does, but I love tools.  I find nothing helps me immerse myself in my task better than having the right tools to hand and knowing how to use them instinctually.  I marvel at the ingenuity involved in making … Continue reading

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Made With Contempt

I was watching a television show aimed at children, the other day, called “How It’s Made”.  http://science.discovery.com/tv/how-its-made/ The show is a documentary program showing how common, everyday items (including foodstuffs like bubblegum, industrial products such as motors, musical instruments such as guitars, and sporting … Continue reading

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Does Quality Matter?

Many, many years ago, I read a book that changed my way of looking at the world. The book was Zen and The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. This little book is a recounting of a road trip taken by the … Continue reading

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