What do young people need from their elders in order to join the burgeoning maker movement? They need training to learn to use the right tools and encouragement that they can succeed.
For many young girls, finding both is a challenge.
On the CustomMade blog we’ve previously highlighted efforts to change attitudes towards manufacturing and [...]
Marcie in For Makers
, The Pro Shop on November 21, 2011
By Guest Blogger Doug Turner of Turner Custom Furniture
If you start looking for them, you’ll find QR codes everywhere these days, and for good reason: they are a really easy way for tech savvy smart phone users to get information quickly about brands, products and services. And believe it or not, they [...]
Pedro in Company News and Info
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, For Makers on November 18, 2011
In September, CustomMade co-founders Mike Salguero and Seth Rosen reported in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that the company had raised $2 million of an expected $2.1 million in its first institutional funding round. Only the co-founders were listed as investors at that time.
On November 17, 2011, CustomMade revealed [...]
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, For Makers on November 16, 2011
It’s that time of year when people start thinking about shopping and trying to give just the right gift. But, let’s be honest, everyone knows the only way to truly find “the piece you’ll love to pieces” is to get away from the big-box retailers and go local, unique, and even custom made. CustomMade.com is committed [...]
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, The Pro Shop on November 15, 2011
Who can save the economy? Who can change the world?
The maker movement.
Who are the makers? In the Forbes article “Moving the Economy: The Future of the Maker Movement,” blogger TJ McCue identifies them: “The people who create, build, design, tinker, modify, hack, invent, or simply make something.” The definition of “maker” is also [...]
This hand-crafted table by Haymore Enterprises, Inc. is the prefect artistic representation of the phrase “still waters run deep”. Quiet, understated, with a hint of the unexpected.
The Live Edge Ambrosia Maple Dining Trestle Table is crafted by master woodworker Clyde Haymore. With over 30 years experience in both commercial woodworking and custom design furniture [...]
Lapidaries are masters of the art of turning rough gemstones into dazzling multifaceted pieces or other forms. Professional jewelry makers as well as the general jewelry buying public may turn to these artisans for precisely cut gems for use in custom jewelry design. While expert jewelers like those you will find in our CustomMade galleries [...]