Wednesday, June 30, 2010

The 808

Media download complete, back to the information inter-strings. Above photos from the insanely varied landscape of Hawaii's big island. Black sand beaches, Kona Coffee country, high country cattle ranches, lava flowing all day continuously expanding the island and 11 of the worlds 13 climate zones.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Take 5

Cutting the strings of the inter-webs for about a week, see you all when I return.

Monday, June 21, 2010

Happy Solstice

Metal on Metal

Steel and Brass blocks from my Grandfathers shop. I'm not sure what they were used for, in particular the platform, but I think they are mostly material tests.

Wonder Wheel


Pair of mini iron clamps passed down from my uncles workshop.

Sunday, June 20, 2010

In the Pocket (summer edition)

Preparing for the summer solstice. Winter pockets HERE

Saturday, June 19, 2010

The Vic

Victoria Skimboard Contest this weekend at Aliso in South Laguna. Watch the live feed HERE

Friday, June 18, 2010


Tonight at Gravel and Gold check out the slide show by Lloyd Kahn on his book Builders of the Pacific Coast. He will also be introducing his new book on Tiny Homesteads and Small Houses. While you're there check out a few works by the Arm and Tricot Naturelle! Around 8pm.

Lloyd Kahn blog HERE
Shelter Publications HERE


New in house pillows made from vintage fabric from Uzbekistan. Courtesy of Tricot Naturelle.

Thursday, June 17, 2010


Absolute Sellout summer edition. I want a Poster! Check it HERE

Everything in it's Place

Vintage Ikat fabric, backed with hemp placemats, making meal time just a little better.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Have a Cold One

Waku brass bottle opener by Futagami Japan. Picked up at Heath LA as part of the Playmountain Exhibition.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Family Vessel

Large Native American vessel collected by my Great Grandmother in the early 1900's. Great Gramma found it, Gramma saved it, Mom broke it, I repaired it. Safe for now in the house of The Arm.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Solag Whips

Westfalia's in South Laguna.

Saturday, June 12, 2010


Raku from the past currently living on Mom's shelf.