After seeing this picture I’ve realised that we need to bring back steam trains. I’ve also realised that the Beetle used to be a very popular car.
The Automobile Shippers Special was built in 1948 on a Russ Snowberger chassis with a V16 engine that had been built from components acquired from Harry Miller – the complexities of the V16 proved too unreliable so the new racing team switched it out for an advanced 270 cubic inch DOHC inline 4-cylinder Offenhauser engine…
The Techpack by JBird Collective is a new take on a very old idea, the team behind the JBird Collective emphasise traditional materials in their product lines, so the Techpack is made from a combination of full grain leather and Martexin waxed canvas cotton, with the addition of military-spec G-hooks and a 1000D Cordura liner….
This leather iPhone case by Apogee is the most tasteful case design I think I’ve ever seen, it’s made of a single piece of stone-oiled leather and is completely stitchless. It’s held together by 3 folds and one tuck and is said to develop its own unique patina over time.