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The Right Tools for the Job: Tool Box Essentials for the Handy Man

“WD-40, vise grips, and some duct tape. Any man worth his salt can do half of household chores with just those three things” – Clint Eastwood as Walt Kowalski. Gran Torino Aah, Clint. Is there anyone that embodies masculinity more than the Man with No Name? Not a lot of men out there can hope …

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Japanese Design

Tools of Tradition: An Introduction to Traditional Japanese Carpentry Tools

Japan is very well-known for their minimalist style and their practical, no-nonsense approach to design. While the rest of the world caught on to minimalist during the 60’s, the Japanese have practiced using the bare minimum to achieve practical and aesthetic results long before that. Japanese architecture was heavily influenced by their Chinese neighbors, and …

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