Very cool and so simple.

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cooking:

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Food and cooking can be wondrous!  Today I taught a pizza class in Andrew Evan‘s Wonder d.school class.  We had a great time discussing all of the parts of the process, many of which seem quite magical: rising dough, Neapolitan pizza oven thermodynamics and ingredient combinations.

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this is an awesome way to make squash soup inside a Cinderella squash, inspired by one of my favorite cookbooks, Canal House Cooking.

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I made these on a CNC.

materials: plastic.

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I wanted to make some custom ping pong paddles using maple, walnut and purple heart, laminating them and using a laser cut guide to route them to shape.

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I’ve become slightly obsessed with erlenmeyer flasks.  I love their shape.  I used a diamond tipped Dremmel bit to cut off the base of one using a makeshift jig and then cast the flask in poly-urethane (gross) and then tried to pour concrete in.  I built a really simple jig that I cut out of duron on the laser cutter and unfortunately it floated up into my mold as I poured the polyurethane.  Rookie mistake.  Iteration 2 coming soon.  I want to make it into a lamp shade.

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