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I don’t care for the term "artist" because it conjures up the vision of a holier-than-thou hipster type who makes up profound meanings for a blue canvas but for lack of a better classification, that’s what I do. I prefer terms like "Tinkerer", "Creator", "Maker" and "Builder". Constructive terms.

I like to make new things out of junk, bits, pieces and various miscellania. I recently decided this compulsion to build complex compilations of simple parts has roots in my childhood obsession with LEGO. My father made me a LEGO table from an old door and steel brackets that sat in our basement. I think I spent more time seated amongst an ocean of coloured bricks than most people spent outside in their childhood.

I currently live in Toronto, Ontario and work as a web developer. I spend most of my time working in my workshop on…

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  • Born on March 7
  • Joined May 5, 2008

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Paper, Pen, Junk, Glue, Solder, Imagination, Fabric, Thread, Stuffing

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I don’t care for the term "artist" because it conjures up the vision of a holier-than-thou hipster type who makes up profound meanings for a blue canvas but for lack of a better classification, that’s what I do. I prefer terms like "Tinkerer", "Creator", "Maker" and "Builder". Constructive terms.

I like to make new things out of junk, bits, pieces and various miscellania. I recently decided this compulsion to build complex compilations of simple parts has roots in my childhood obsession with LEGO. My father made me a LEGO table from an old door and steel brackets that sat in our basement. I think I spent more time seated amongst an ocean of coloured bricks than most people spent outside in their childhood.

I currently live in Toronto, Ontario and work as a web developer. I spend most of my time working in my workshop on one of many projects I have going on at any given time or learning about new things (anything from bee keeping to electronic circuits). This is more appealing to me than going out and partying or whatever it is people my age generally do.

I’m also quite bad at writing "About me" sections.

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