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Rachel Bruch

in McHenry, MD

Soap Making 101

PRESENTED ON JAN 29, 2015
IN ACCIDENT @ VOL 1

Rachel Bruch explains her do-it-yourself method of soaps and other products of Sang Run Soaps! She goes into depth on how she got started and where her business has taken her.

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Plus: A Non-Chronological Story of Gleeful Self-Deprecation

BY JC GRUBBS
@ OCTOBER TABLE TALKS: MY WORST IDEA ON OCT 14, 2013

How would you like to slip around a basement coated with laundry soap, or eat 3 cheeseburgers before riding a rollercoaster? In a hilarious retelling of personal stories, JC Grubbs recounts eight of his favorite mistakes, each one more inane than the last. 

"Presentation of the Day" on November 16, 2013.

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A Life in the Making

BY CARL BASS
@ VOL 108 ON NOV 06, 2013

Carl Bass began building, making from a very young age with erector sets. This snowballed as he grew. He later moved on to making things out of wood. Now he's devoted to making tools that help people to develop creations of their own. In A Life in the Making from Tokyo Vol. 108, he explains all.


This was "Presentation of the Day" on February 18th, 2017.

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Country Cheese Making 101

BY LINDA KLING
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 20, 2015

Local Master Cheese Maker, Brandon Kling, talks about High Country Creamery, the cheese making process, the local influence and history of the company. 

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Making It Work in My New Orleans “New York Apartment”

BY JACOB MARTIN
@ VOL 16 ON APR 08, 2015

Artist and owner of Aquarium Gallery in New Orleans, Jacob "Reptile" Martin, shares with us the fun of his work which utilize all the skills, materials, and then some that he has acquired along the way.

 

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Instrument Making

BY JOHN JACKSON
@ VOL 7 ON MAY 14, 2015

John Jackson is a former genetesist, an octenagarian, instrument maker, and musician. He speaks about the many things he has built from his first piece of furniture to a boat, a plane, and finally to banjo guords and there many iterations.

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Making of the Music Bench

BY SABINE SABA
@ VOL 23 ON OCT 21, 2015

Sabine Saba and Sandy Lyen tell us about their collaboration on the Music Bench. Sabine focuses on the process of designing punctual interventions in the urban fabric of Beirut through the Urban Pins project, and Sandy tells us about her career in woodworking using discarded material.

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The Agave Plant and the Art of Craft Spirits

BY LOU BANK
@ VOL 38 ON JUN 07, 2016

"There is only one true craft spirits movement. It is in Mexico, and it started hundreds of years ago."

In The Agave Plant and the Art of Craft Spirits from PechaKucha Night Chicago Vol. 38Lou Bank explains the practice of making craft spirits and how he's leveraging this to revitalize small Mexican communities with the Agave plant.

"This was PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, August 5th, 2016. 

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Making Quilts

BY LAURIE LABAR
@ VOL 26 ON JAN 19, 2018

Laurie LaBar shares her story of making a recreation of a historic quilt. 

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About Making Things

BY ROBERTA SANDRI
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 29, 2018

The process of making as a way to battle restlessness - Roberta Sandri shares a few of her creative habits.