Alec takes apart electronic devices, researches them, and rebuilds them, along with a good dose of programming, to create a tour de force of repurposing.
Fred Nachbaur http://www.dogstar.dantimax.dk/
If you don’t have a congenial mentor on the topic of tube electronics, Fred’s site is a good place to help you get started.
I have spent many hours reading the late Fred Nachbaur’s explanation of how a Single Ended Triode tube amplifier works, and how to build one, in his MiniBlok project, a design that people the world over have now built.
Mortar and Pistil http://mortarandpistil.com/
Stephanie, a Vancouver artist, creates jewelry that delicately evokes the patterns in nature. Stephanie applies a deft touch to create harmonious designs.
Musket V Twin http://www.musketvtwin.com/home.html
Aniket Vardhan designed and built the motorcycle that he always wanted: a V-twin Royal Enfield. In the process, he taught himself pattern making and machining. He created one of the most beautiful motorcycles. Make that two.