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Tune Up Your Bicycle for Spring

With Susan Lindell from Brooklyn’s Recycle-A-Bicycle leading the way, your dusty, rusty bike will be ready to roll in no time.

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Make Needle Felted Eyeballs

This week, we learn how to make DIY bloodshot peepers — perfect as a memorable party favor or a gory accessory to complete your Halloween ensemble.

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The Mad Hatter

Milliner Heidi Lee’s imaginative hats prove inspiration can be found anywhere.

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The Photo Man

One man’s obsession with found photos brings joy to his customers.

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The Pixel Painter

97-year-old Hal Lasko uses Microsoft Paint to create dazzling works of pointilist art.

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Glassblowing in Technicolor

This short documentary from 1958 reveals the glittering facets of a fascinating craft.

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Message in a Bottle

This short film by Smith Journal profiles Ray Gascoigne, maker of magical ships in bottles.

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The Art of Architectural Salvage: ReStore

For one Philadelphia retailer, rescuing the past’s utilitarian treasures is more than a business – it’s a calling.

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Building a Better Bicycle: Bilenky Cycle Works

For thirty years, Stephen Bilenky has built custom bicycles with an eye to quality, utility and beauty.

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The Innovator

A freelance shoemaker, weaver and paper sculptor explains how his diverse practices inform one another and lead to discovery.

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Scarlett Garnet: The New Face of Made in the USA

For two young jewelers, growing their business has created opportunities to support other local makers and industries.

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All That Glitters: The History of Shiny Things

Who isn’t dazzled and enchanted by that wondrous stuff called glitter?

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