Gallery: READYMADE: How To Make {Almost} Everything


The best gift I received this year for Xmas was the ReadyMade book: How to Make {Almost} Everything: A Do-It-Yourself Primer. Thanks to my generous sister, I now hold the secrets to creating chandeliers from water bottles, recycling those annoying plastic cd covers into wall art, and making good modernist use of discarded shelves.

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  2. Annejelynn September 29, 2006 at 9:51 pm

    p.s. do you have a link button I could post on my website? go see ‘me’ if you must, before you share it, if you have one to share, that is… THANX

  3. Annejelynn September 29, 2006 at 9:50 pm

    this is fantastic – will be buyin’ ~ thank you

  4. Anton January 4, 2006 at 7:17 pm

    A lot of books like this was printed in USSR twenty and more years ago. I recomend to find some. Usually they was named “Сделай сам” or something like this.

  5. Sheldon January 4, 2006 at 9:20 am

    That looks like a brilliant book. I particularly like the CD cases reused for wall art; since I started transporting my CDs around in a couple of CaseLogic folders (they use a lot less space!), I’ve been wondering what to do with all the empties. And I’ve also been trying to work out a convenient way of mounting large images I’d made with The Rasterbator (, just give it an image (it doesn’t have to be high-res) and tell it how many of what paper size and it’ll do the rest.
    All I would have to do is mount all the CD cases together and then when the feeling takes me, I can just swap out all the pictures and put in something new! Genius :-)

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