About Lloyd Kahn
started building his own home in the early '60s and went on to publish books showing homeowners how they could build their own homes with their own hands. He got his start in publishing by working as the shelter editor of the Whole Earth Catalog
with Stewart Brand in the late '60s. He has since authored six highly-graphic books on homemade building, all of which are interrelated. The books, "The Shelter Library Of Building Books," include Shelter
, Shelter II
(1978), Home Work
(2004), Builders of the Pacific Coast
(2008), Tiny Homes
(2012), and Tiny Homes on the Move
(2014). Lloyd operates from Northern California studio built of recycled lumber, set in the midst of a vegetable garden, and hooked into the world via five Mac computers. You can check out videos (one with over 450,000 views) on Lloyd by doing a search on YouTube:
Great ! Old tools are so beautiful.
My dad loved carving and making furniture, he worked both wood and metal and was a wonderful craftsman. He used to create himself his own tools (hand made artefacts !)
His workshop is full of chisels, planes and saws. Everything carefully sharpened and orderly hanged right there. Since his death, everything has remained exactly the same and I love going to that room. Tools are full of a very rich and creative life and it is as if Dad is still here.
Good man ! Wish his tool shop was somewhere near me.
Yup I got my Dads tool box in the shed, and go to see it – Him when I get stuck, and see if there is any help in there. Tools hold ghosts IMO.Well used tools have had lots of human contact, just like any antiquie or old house.