Stories — Tools on Tuesdays
Makers often end up crafting their own tools, geared specifically to the needs of their work. Carpenters build jigs, metalworkers forge hammers and saws, all sorts of tools get jerry-rigged and co-opted in the pursuit of making.
My favorite apple peeler
I'm discovering just how many tools I use in the kitchen. This one may be the most fun of all.
Potato masher collection
Continuing with the show and tell of old kitchen tools, here is my beloved potato masher collection.
It's becoming apparent how much affection I have for slightly gnarly old kitchen tools.
Granny's red scissors
I love everything about these scissors. I don't use them—the hinge is kind of loose and they're blunt and I have a better, newer pair of kitchen scissors—but I like to keep them around, where I'll set eyes on them daily.