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FINALLY some new ibles from Keith-kid! Answered

Well, ladies and gentleman, the Kid, is back!

I'm FINALLY making some ibles. I'm a bit ashamed, cuz its mostly crafts, but I'm finally working on ibles.

This time, they're a bit better quality than before......

ANYWAY, the reason for this thread: New ible in like one year:

Recording Audio for videos and animations: A Few Quick tips and tricks

Long title aside, I think its a good ible....

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Kiteman
Kiteman

11 years ago

What's wrong with crafts?

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Keith-Kid
Keith-Kid

Reply 11 years ago

Meh...girly

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Gjdj3
Gjdj3

Reply 11 years ago

Dang it. I was going to quote from my copy of the instructables book, but unfortunately it's in the garage and I don't feel like walking all the way down there. Allow me to paraphrase... Crafts can be cool and manly. Randofo has spoken!

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caitlinsdad
caitlinsdad

Reply 11 years ago

Instructuvus Primoris; The Gospel according to Randy 9: 1-6

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 11 years ago

For years, I was under the impression that “crafting”was an activity for bored grandmothers smelling of potpourri, or New Age hippies selling homemade hand soap. Not to disparage perfumed grandmothers or soap-hocking hippies, but crafting seemed as foreign to me as the surface of the moon. Somewhere along the line, my thinking changed, roughly around the time that people started viewing my Instructables and describing them as “Craft.” At first, I was outraged. I wasn’t crocheting doilies; I wasn’t making soap. I wasn’t even using natural fibers! I had inadvertently stumbled into an emerging craft movement that had directly spawned from the DIY(do it yourself) ethos of previous decades. This new wave of crafters didn’t lean on tradition so much as modify, mash up, subvert, and transcend standard conventions. Shunning store-bought items for handmade, this maverick community of crafters believes in making things themselves, by whatever means necessary. Frequently, hefty ideas are constrained by thin wallets, limited tool sets, and modest materials, leading to a resourcefulness and flexibility that can rival ahighly trained Navy SEAL. With equal parts independent thinking, unconventional materials, and highly unorthodox methodologies, crafters on Instructables create objects that are both useful and personally meaningful. It’s this tendency towards extreme personalization that makes a trip to Instructables such a treat. Say you need a wallet. Go to a store and wallets might be made of leather, orvinyl, or canvas,but they’ll roughly be of the same style, size, and material. Go to Instructables, and you’ll find dozens made out of everything from playing cardsto inner tubes, all constructed with more design variance than seems possible. It’s this endless variety, spurred on by fierce individualism, that makes the Instructables Craft community like no other. – Randy Sarafan - Craft, p. 176, forward

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lemonie
lemonie

Reply 11 years ago

"soap-hocking hippies" Should I read this as "soap-dodging" or "soap-selling"? L

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 11 years ago

Soap-selling, yes - hocking can mean to pawn something.

What's it mean over there...?

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lemonie
lemonie

Reply 11 years ago

Over here there is hawking (in that context?). Whereas "Hockling" is "spitting", in some parts...

L

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Rotten194
Rotten194

Reply 11 years ago

I spit soap...

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caitlinsdad
caitlinsdad

Reply 11 years ago

Is doth lair a monastery or nunnery where one can recite passages from the good book of Instructables by rote and spend countless hours most devotedly by the dim CRT light manually transcribing the manuscripts for future generations or do you just have waaaaaaay too much time on your hands?

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 11 years ago

Neither - some poor soul already typed it up on the interblag (albeit with no spaces between punctuation marks, had to correct that). :D

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 11 years ago

I object! Why can't a boy knit and a girl weld without anyone thinking twice? Making just shouldn't be yet another area of life cut cleanly along gender lines.

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Doctor What
Doctor What

Reply 11 years ago

Huzzah! Everyone should do as they please! I'm glad to say that I can sew, and use a power saw.

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Rock Soldier
Rock Soldier

Reply 11 years ago

I can bake a cake, make frosting, hit a baseball and play video games, make a big snapper, watch zombie movies, can slow dance, and memorize questions that have nothing to do with anything. =P

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Rock Soldier
Rock Soldier

Reply 11 years ago

I can tape, and...uhhh....glue.

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Rock Soldier
Rock Soldier

Reply 11 years ago

Or where a boy makes dinner, and a girl watches the game?

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 11 years ago

Exactly. Exactly!

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Rock Soldier
Rock Soldier

Reply 11 years ago

Actually, that could be possible if I get in a relationship in the future. I don't like watching sports, but enjoy cooking.

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 11 years ago

That's certainly they type of relationship I would choose...

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Rock Soldier
Rock Soldier

Reply 11 years ago

I wouldn't really care. We would both be doing what we wanted I suppose.

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caitlinsdad
caitlinsdad

Reply 11 years ago

You wanna tell it to the person who made this?

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Keith-Kid
Keith-Kid

Reply 11 years ago

I'm afraid to even think about it.... touche, sir. Touche.

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Kiteman
Kiteman

Reply 11 years ago

Grits teeth

Have a look at my recent projects...

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Keith-Kid
Keith-Kid

Reply 11 years ago

Bleh, but some of yours involve wood and powertools..... Besides, youre Kiteman, its ok if you post crafts.

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Kiteman
Kiteman

Reply 11 years ago

LOL

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Goodhart
Goodhart

11 years ago

Yeah, I have been working on the finishing touches to a very simple one that could have been done in a few hours, but I needed one component, and then I didn't want it to look crummy like my contraptions, so I am spending some time prettying it up. :-)

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

11 years ago

your just Kidd Kidd aint ya?