A small overview of what is read most here and of interest to visitors to the website. The monthly statistics for the month of January 2022.
Folding ladders made of aluminium are a typical example of unsustainable design if you can't change the feet in a few easy steps. Because in tough construction site use, these, unlike the rest of the ladder, are quickly scrap.
Christo and Jeanne Claude wrap the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. The symbol of nationalism and militarism disappears behind a silvery blue, shiny and reflective shell - and the values of liberty, equality and fraternity stand out more.
Simple nailed and glued wooden boxes made from old shelf boards.
2021 I renovated my Ulmia workbench that I bought second-hand in Velbert. I photographed the complete overhaul.
How to hang a straight edge, a few tips on printing, labelling.
In September 2021, my wife and I cycled along the Alme, Diemel, Weser and Werre rivers on a tour lasting several days. The goal was a leisurely, relaxed tour with few metres of altitude, but beautiful views and lots of water. That's exactly what this tour turned out to be. It was pure enjoyment.
A beautiful sharpening station for TK pencils in vintage look was created in my workshop as a gift for a friend. TK pencils are an environmentally friendly alternative to wooden pencils. Unfortunately, good sharpeners have become rare.
The T.K. 9600 propelling action pencil was a unique pencil for drawing blueprintable lines of consistent width with graphite flat leads.
How a hatter from Broadway made himself immortal with the help of Phineas Taylor Barnum and thus did the most clever marketing of the decade.