Artist Celebrates Late Grandfather By Drawing Each Of The 100,000+ Items He Left In His Toolshed

“Talented artist Lee John Phillips has undertaken a project of epic proportions to celebrate the memory of his late grandfather. Phillips estimates that it will take him about 4-5 years to draw all 100,000+ items left behind in the shed by his grandfather, who passed away roughly 20 years ago. Everything from large tools to jars full of nails, nuts and bolts will be covered!

Phillips has been numbering each object in his meticulous project, and has drawn nearly 4,000 at this point…”

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About Lloyd Kahn

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:

3 Responses to Artist Celebrates Late Grandfather By Drawing Each Of The 100,000+ Items He Left In His Toolshed

  1. rj says:

    "Phillips will draw every nail, nut and bolt in the shed!"
    Incredible. He has pages of nails, each numbered!

  2. Anonymous says:

    I've looked at this several times, and each and every time I get a huge smile.

    love it.

  3. If grandparents think they have little influence on their grandchildren, they should read this post. marvelous. words ….pictures….times…time. Eternal Worlds….

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