Author: entropyglo

Chill Out & Build a Paddleboard

Jarvis Boards in Austin, Texas offers environmentally friendly DIY kayak and paddleboard plans and kits. Their wooden SUPs are lightweight, functional, and weigh only 23-28 pounds. They use recycled foam core, eco-friendly lightweight woods, and biobased Entropy Resins. According to their brand story, Jarvis Boards was born with “the simple idea of building the best …

Kids Ocean Day

Annually, 8 million metric tons of plastic enter the ocean Kids Ocean Day is a yearly event that aims to do something about this severe threat to marine life and planetary health. This massive beach cleanup event takes place on a half dozen ocean beaches across California. Local students come to the beaches dressed in …

Waterlust’s Patrick Rynne + DIY Surfboards

Patrick Rynne is the founder and CEO of Waterlust, a purpose-driven sports apparel company with a twist: The items they sell are made with recycled materials. Each fabric print represents a conservation topic. The company pairs their wares with research labs, nonprofits, or educational organizations and donates 10% of profits to support them. It’s a …

The 7 Habits of Highly Sustainable Creators

One of the most rewarding facets of producing sustainably sourced epoxies is getting to know the customers who choose them. You won’t find a more talented, creative, and responsible group of individuals anywhere else. We deeply admire the passionate artisans and craftspeople we’re meeting along the way. What makes a highly sustainable creator? We see …

Why Choose Biobased Epoxy?

There are several good reasons to use biobased Entropy Resins. They reduce your impact on the planet. They’re made with sustainable raw materials that reduce the need for offsets, making the supply chain more reliable. In turn, this drives the cost of sustainable raw materials lower compared to non-renewable, single-sourced alternatives.  If you’re selling the …

Epoxy-Casted Ornaments

The Festive sparkle of Mackenzie Ralph No matter which winter holidays you celebrate, epoxy-casted ornaments are a delight. Resin artist Mackenzie Ralph’s latest epoxy-castings have inspired us to think about holiday decorating even though it’s not quite Halloween. When it comes to resin projects like this, it’s never a bad idea to get a head …

Epoxy Casting Trends, Tips & Tricks

Fall Trends in Epoxy casting We’ve spotted some inspiring trends in epoxy casting for this autumn. Let’s just start by showing off some creative casting projects and let the pictures speak for themselves. We’ll provide some handy tips and tricks for casting success a little farther down. Key Play Doggone Cute the Frog Prince Spooky …

How Noah Witenstein Balances Art & Nature

Evoking Rivers & Streams with Epoxy Casting Woodworker Noah Witenstein creates beautiful furniture and other works of resin art that play off the natural beauty of wood while keeping ecological concerns at the forefront of his designs. His company is NJW Woodworks in Long Beach, California. Noah was kind enough to share his approach to …

Craobh Woodwork

Bringing New Life to Reclaimed Scottish Timber Courtesy of Wessex Resins & Adhesives Craobh Woodwork Ltd. is tucked away in the highlands of Scotland in the small village of Culbokie. Craobh (pronounced kroov) is Gaelic for branch or tree. Founder and artisan Bruce Neill specializes in bespoke timber products from the highest quality, locally sourced …

The Wright Edge

Exotic Wood Masterpieces The Wright Edge custom artisanal woodworking specializes in uniquely gorgeous furnishing and breathtaking art. This Dallas, Texas company had an unusual start. Owner and master craftsman Doc Wright earned a Geology degree with a minor in Chemistry from Texas Tech University and was hired as an oil-industry geologist shortly after graduating. He …