how things are made
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From Tumblr’s Storyboard blog: The Fine Art of Portraiture… in coffee.
Meet Mike Breach, barista extraordinaire, who “paints” everything — and everyone — into his lattes. “I’m an esspressionist,” he proudly proclaims. Just last year, Breach was idling away his customer-less hours in the back of a hotel kitchen with only a dormant espresso machine for company. He was “so, so bored.” So he taught himself how to inscribe ornate hearts in coffee foam, with a bamboo skewer as his paintbrush.
2 pears, 1/2 cup Gorgonzola, 1/2 cup of butter, 1 baguette and some honey: Pear & Gorgonzola Crostinis
Quality wood, a few craftsman with serious skills, computer assisted design, and large machines in factories! Take a factory tour with player Graeme Swann in The Art of Bat Making… cricket bat making!
And if you’ve never seen it before, watch a few minutes of cricket here — South Africa vs New Zealand:
The Figure 8 is a stopper knot — it prevents the end of a rope sliding through a pulley or it can be used to add security to another knot. It is relatively easy to undo, is preferred to the Overhand Knot, but is not as secure as the Double Overhand.