Tag Archives: Manufacturing

Not that kinda rug!


Mohawk makes awesome rugs in the fine state of Georgia! Continue reading

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Nice work Dwell!


  I have written about Dwell Magazine before.  Michela O’Connor Abrams, the President of Dwell Media, produces what I think is the best magazine focused on homes in their many shapes and forms.  I urge you to get a subscription … Continue reading

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American made for the 1%


  I’ll admit it.  I am cheap.  People who have never met me know how cheap I am.  So it is unlikely that I will ever buy any of the products featured on this post.  But that doesn’t mean you … Continue reading

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Celebrate your local makers!


The folks pictured above work at Seattle’s best bike shop, R&E Cycles.  Dan Towle has owned Rodriguez Bicycles (R+E Cycles) since 1993.  Dan and his crew have been making amazing bikes on the “Ave” in Seattle for decades.  I thought of Dan … Continue reading

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This Built America


I came across a cool website recently that Ford put together.  It’s called This Built America, and it features stories about Americans making great products we all can buy to support members of our extended American family. In the coming … Continue reading

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Mirror mirror on the wall; wait, you’re a television!


I am in the process of rolling out a new website that will be a resource for Americans who want to build or remodel their homes using building materials, appliances, furniture and furnishings made by members of our extended American … Continue reading

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Survivors


I came across a couple of pieces I thought you might like featuring a number of firms that help guarantee the continued survival of America’s textile and apparel industry.  The first is an article that includes wonderful images from textile firms around … Continue reading

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My new American car?


The son and heir has been kvetching constantly about his need for a car.  Up until this last weekend, we had two cars and he wanted mine, a 2000 Honda Accord.  So I have been thinking about a new car … Continue reading

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Don’t worry, I’m an expert


I drink alot of coffee.  Probably too much really.  I used to go to Starbucks because they offered free refills, but that policy was ended.  So now I go to another smaller coffee shop near my office for one in … Continue reading

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Oh they’re connectors alright!


As I have been documenting over the last two years, there is an American apparel manufacturing renaissance underway.  Firms like Jack Donnelly Khakis, White Dress Shirts, and Loggerhead Apparel, are producing amazing clothing we can all buy.  In speaking to the American entrepreneurs … Continue reading

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