Thanks for visiting the Wisconsin Maker.
My name is Lindsay, and I am a proud Wisconsinite who has always had a knack for making, designing, and entertaining. This blog space will provide inspiration, alongside of my shop filled with curated, limited quantity gifts I'll produce seasonally. For now, I think I can best describe The Wisconsin Maker as a hobby, as I fill up my spare time between long days passionately working in the non-profit world.
For now, I'll leave you with a bit of local inspiration from a Wisconsin great:
What is a hobby anyway? Where is the line of demarcation between hobbies and ordinary normal pursuits? I have been unable to answer this question to my own satisfaction. At first blush I am tempted to conclude that a satisfactory hobby must be in large degree useless, inefficient, laborious, or irrelevant. Certainly many of our most satisfying avocations today consist of making something by hand which machines can usually make more quickly and cheaply, and sometimes better. Nevertheless I must in fairness admit that in a different age the mere fashioning of a machine might have been an excellent hobby...
- Aldo Leopold, Round River
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