Rubber Side Down: Cruising Portland’s The One Moto Show

The doors opened just 90 minutes ago and already we get a call that the building has reached capacity. The space, a factory in a previous life, has been gutted of the old machinery and equipment but still bares the marks of decades hard labor…

Rubber Side Down: Cruising Portland’s The One Moto Show

The doors opened just 90 minutes ago and already we get a call that the building has reached capacity. The space, a factory in a previous life, has been gutted of the old machinery and equipment but still bares the marks of decades hard labor…

Shear Elegance: Duckworth’s Modern Approach to a Classic Industry

It takes a lot to start any kind domestic manufacturing company these days, let alone one that works with local ranchers to produce and sew wool clothing. But Duckworth has figured it out. Through their…

Building Behemoths: Electric Coffin Talks Large-Scale Art Installations

Electric Coffin is a Seattle based multidisciplinary design studio whose large scale artwork, experiential installations, and museum exhibitions have become highly sought after in the Pacific Northwest’s dynamic creative and business communities. This small firm…

Slice of Life: Keeping an Edge with Sato Sharpening

A lot of people don’t think about the sharpness of a knife blade, that is until they’re crushing their way through a tomato or worse, slicing open a finger. What they don’t realize is how…

Some Like it Hot: 5 Tips for Brewing Better Coffee

Next to bacon, the smell of freshly brewed coffee is powerful enough to rouse even the drowsiest sleepyhead. From the largest corporate chains to hip specialty cafes and carts pulled by bicycle, in Seattle, Chicago…

That’s a Wrap: The Top 10 Journal Entries from 2017

Between joining our friends on some great trips, learning about and visiting new places, getting to interview some very interesting people and opening three stores, 2017 has been a big year for Wayward. Through all…

Winter Warmer: How to Make a Ginger Hot Toddy

The hot toddy has always been touted as an elixir of health. Feel a tickle in your throat? Soothe it with lemon, honey and warm Jimmy Beam. Whether or not that’s scientifically true, I’m going…

Seasonal Appetites: 5 Tasty Vegan Comfort Foods

Are you in the mood to eat? Of course you are. The rain is falling. The cold has snapped. The nights are dark and long. Like bears up on the Klondike, it’s time to forage,…

Seven Gifts for Those Who Like to Do It Themselves

With how easy it is to get anything these days, there are those who believe the art of the craft has been lost to overseas factories and expedited shipping. For them, the project of creating…

Seven Gifts to Dial in a Creative Space

Between phones, tablets and Netflix binge opportunities, there are plenty of ways to get distracted and pulled away from more enriching tasks. Many of these distractions can be lessened simply by setting the right mood…

Seven Strong Gifts for Opening a Home Bar

Visiting a new bar can either be an open, welcoming experience, or an intimidating and potentially hostile beginning to some sort of hazing ritual. Instead of putting yourself or someone you know through this, why…

Life on the Edge: An Interview with James Brand Founder Ryan Coulter

Unless you spend a lot of time in the outdoors, a pocketknife might be something you don’t consider part of your everyday carry kit. But at one time, a trusty knife was just as important…

Tough Nut to Crack: Interview with Almond Surfboards’ Dave Allee

Almond Surfboards was at the forefront of a paradigm shift in the surf industry. After the notoriously neon era of the 1980’s and 90’s a group of craftsman started to focus on making surfboards that…

Craftsman Series: Bradley Mountain

There has been a recent revival around the American craftsman as of late. As we forge ahead into the ether of the computer age and automation continues to progress, creatives and seekers are continually searching…