I don’t want to get all squishy, but I was profoundly touched by your site and work.
We have ended up with a world where things have become so complex and ubiquitous and cheap that nobody seems to make anything any more. This is convenient and enables us to live fast and maximize our lives’ bucket list but, unfortunately, it denies us the very profound pleasure of actually making something from scratch that works.
I’ll be coming back from time to time to check things out… Take care and keep up the good work….and I mean good in a spiritual as
well as craftsperson-like way.
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