There are many olive oil uses beyond what you might normally think of (cooking!). It's an incredibly versatile substance that you can put to good use in a lot of interesting situations. Here's how …
Nutritionists will continue to tout olive oil for its high content of healthful, monounsaturated fats, like oleic acid, and polyphenols. The fruit oil practically propelled the entire Western world in antiquity, and is mentioned in nearly every sacred text this side of the Tigris and Euphrates. Continue Reading
A twist on the 55-gallon drum chair design (see below), this oil drum rocking chair from Stanker Collections, “actually connect the form of the drum and the function of the chair in a rational way.” And I’m digging on the orange.
First, it’s not that kind of lubricant. It’s the kind you use on things like squeaky hinges, drill bits and fire arms. This recipe comes from my friend Don, who has christened it as ‘the best [oil] you will ever use’, and if Don says it’s so, it’s so. Believe me. What makes it special is that unlike most lubricants it isn’t too thick or too thin. Simply put, it works and it lasts. The recipe is an adaptation of the Marine Corps Armorers’; it makes 3 quarts, which, if it seems like a lot, you can always share! Continue Reading
If when you hear the word ‘stencil’, you think of graphic wall designs, you may want to take a look at the artwork of Anna Wulick. Selling on her Etsy shop as forty-two roads, Anna creates stencils rendered from photographs. She then uses the stencils to create portraits in oil or in mixed media collages. Recently, I posed a few questions to Anna so we might all get to know her and her work a little better. Continue Reading