RICK FEATURED IN ALASKA AIRLINES MAGAZINE

“What’s going on here is educational alchemy, rare and precious as any gold,” writes Eric Lucas in Alaska Airlines Magazine/Horizon Edition. “And what’s really being made are not toys, but lifetime impressions.”

Check out full story beginning on PAGE 73 here.

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“I want to be a toymaker when I grow up!”

That’s what some students tell me after they’ve taken one of my workshops or seen one of my Giant Toy Shows.  While I’m happy to know kids admire my work,  I always tell them the same thing: [click to continue…]

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Save Time – Buy the Kit!

It’s been called ‘The Wolf,’ ‘The Thunderbolt,’ ‘The Lightning Stick.’

It’s cast a mysterious growl across the deserts of Australia, the forests of Europe, the savannas of Africa, and the [click to continue…]

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Save Time – Buy the Kit!

As a classroom teacher many years ago, I wanted to do some simple woodworking projects with my students but was frustrated because I didn’t have enough tools. I remember spending my own money to purchase a couple of hammers and saws from the local hardware store and thinking, “there’s got to be a better way.” These tools were expensive, and the few sets I could afford weren’t going to be much help with a class of 30 students. [click to continue…]

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