Gallery: Artist Makes Functional Toaster Completely From Scratch

 

We have a tendency to take everyday objects for granted–objects that have often traveled thousands of miles and through dozens of hands just to get to us. But just how difficult is it to make something as common as a toaster from scratch? Pretty difficult, as evidenced by Thomas Thwaites’  Toaster Project. We first covered Thwaites’ attempt to build a toaster last year, but now the art student’s project is finally complete.

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  1. jon_armstrong May 14, 2010 at 8:05 am

    If you\’d like to hear more about Thomas Thwaites and his amazing project and what he learned, please visit a podcast interview at If You\’re Just Joining Us with Jon Armstrong.

    http://www.ifyourejustjoiningus.com/2009/07/29/building-a-toaster-from-scratch-might-sound-fairly-easy-it-wasnt-just-ask-thomas-thwaites/

  2. jon_armstrong May 13, 2010 at 9:19 pm

    If you’d like to hear more about Thomas Thwaites and his amazing project and what he learned, please visit a podcast interview at If You’re Just Joining Us with Jon Armstrong.

    http://www.ifyourejustjoiningus.com/2009/07/29/building-a-toaster-from-scratch-might-sound-fairly-easy-it-wasnt-just-ask-thomas-thwaites/

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