To celebrate the launch of their limited-edition Brixton Boot by Alden, Core77 friends Epaulet visited the Alden Shoe Company in Middleborough, Massachusetts, and shot a 12 minute video documenting the entire shoe crafting process. Founded in 1884, Alden is considered by many to be the best shoe manufacture in the US--and to this day--you can still send your shoes back to the factory for resoling.
One of their loyal customers includes Indiana Jones who wears Alden 405's, more commonly known as the "the Indy Boot." When Harrison Ford landed the role, he refused to wear anything else and wore his own personal pair of 405's from when he was a carpenter.
Computer-generated situations are rapidly catching up to reality
Most of you have heard of SIGGRAPH, but if you haven't it's "the premier international forum for disseminating new scholarly work in computer graphics and interactive techniques." This year's conference starts at the end of the month, and this teaser video shows you some of the astonishing CG advancements that
For a concept shoot in Bali, surfing rag Stab Magazine towed a floating dock out to where the waves break, then set Volcom's surfing team loose. Here's what happened, and it looks as fun as it does dangerous: The Dock from STAB on Vimeo.
Here's what can happen when you decide to really organize your shop—or workspace, or kitchen, or whatever…
It's never too late to organize your stuff. Last year I put my tools and machines in storage while remodeling my shop. When I brought them back, I reorganized the way they were stored. My only regret is that I didn't consult John Sanders' videos before organizing the contents of
Mark Rober, the ex-NASA-engineer behind that giant Nerf gun, is again scaling up a toy firearm designed for children. Rober teamed up with Bob Clagett to create a giant-sized Supersoaker that practically has the capabilities of a waterjet cutter: You reckon Rober got the idea after seeing this scene in