In Plane Sight

A well made tool is a beautiful thing that can last a lifetime or more. But does that kind of craftsmanship have anything to teach the digital world? On this week's Spark, Nora speaks with Konrad Sauer, a handmade tool-maker, about craft and design - online, and in the workshop.

What do his planes look like? We didn't say they were beautiful for nothing! Like this one made from Boxwood from England.

Or this tiny one, that's less than 5 inches long and made from Desert Ironwood, a native species to Arizona.

And then there's this beauty, made with African Blackwood.

Listen to our interview with Konrad on episode 227 of Spark later on this week!

 

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