Make it till you fake it

With plenty of ideas but no place to put the artwork in the interim it became necessary to make it racks and shelves and workbenches and work tables, easels and boxes and all manner of necessary stuff. This drying rack is part of a larger project upcycling found timber, mostly IKEA bed slats, ripping and crosscutting, planing and drilling, gluing and screwing. It is a version of ‘make it till you fake it’, an inversion of the stereotypical trajectory for turning imposter syndrome into something substantial and real. The maker project is “IKEA Mon Amor”, the woodblock prints on the rack are part of “36 Views of Pyrmont” which will be available for purchase soon.

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