Published: Wednesday, 25 February 2015 1:58 PM
If you are lucky enough to know someone who would call themselves a maker, then you probably know that a lack of prior knowledge about how to make something never stops them from trying. Instead, this not-knowing has the exact opposite effect; it piques their curiosity, prompting them to dive in, explore and try to figure it out.
Too many times, I’ve heard myself say “I can make that!” to which my partner (the pragmatic one) reliably responds, “Yes, but will you?” Well honestly, without the space and the tools, maybe not.
Many times I’ve found myself in the middle of our dining room encircled in tools and wood, wondering whether or not the glass table could be used as a sawhorse and or if the cat would walk by at the wrong moment.
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