Whyimake What S Your Story
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Among the goals of the #WhyIMake campaign (from Infosys Foundation USA) is to inspire people to make things with their hands, to spread the importance of maker skills and to share resources for doing so.
It began as a foundation aimed toward encouraging children and K-12 educators of underrepresented groups, and has grown into a celebration of the maker movement at large.Among well-known people with whom the foundation has partnered to get out the message are Adam Savage and Nick Offerman (see his new #WhyIMake video below) - and you can join them.
Why do you make? Post on any social media platform with the hashtag #WhyIMake, or post your story on the WhyIMake site, and share your story.Mine, from the August 2017 issue of the magazine, is below.A Thin Slice of ZenI don't remember the exact year, but it was not too long after I'd joined the Popular Woodworking staff that I drove to Indianapolis for what was my first Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event.
It was likely the spring of 2006 or 2007, and I'd but recently become semi-proficient in my sawing skills.I know I'd graduated to at least 'marginally acceptable,' because Christopher Schwarz, who was editor at the time, allowed me to use...