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  • 5 or 6

    Away from the layout I could waste obscene amounts of time on trivial questions like the size of turnouts. As they say: “Evidence Jim. You got any in there?” This is a photo of two paper templates from Fast Track’s… Read More ›

  • in print and on paper

    It’s almost a decade since I that first set of RSC13 sideframes landed from Shapeways. Not yesterday but that feeling, wow, I won’t ever forget it. That’s timeless. The Shapeways parts I designed came from my curiosity; I wanted to… Read More ›

  • “See you at the Queen City Express”

    We often describe ourselves, in this hobby, as “lone wolves” because our vocabulary is biased toward narrating our experience in only terms of our output, the models we make and the stuff of our collections. Exploring the broader culture of… Read More ›

  • study four

    late Thursday In January I produced a series of three studies based on extracts of techniques and design ideas I wanted to explore as forms. This evening, a fourth study emerged. These studies are so simple to make up that,… Read More ›

  • the 511 milk run

    2692 and 8846 are on CN’s 511 and, here, pushing back out of National Gypsum’s site and onto their tracks as their journey toward Milford begins. I’ve been wanting to try this site for a while now and this morning… Read More ›