The Toaster Project
Or A Heroic Attempt to Build A Simple Electric Appliance From ScratchBook - 2011
The story of the author's nine-month-long journey to build a toaster from scratch--from his local appliance store to remote mines in the UK to his mother's backyard, where he creates a crude foundry--aims to help the reader reflect on the costs and perils of our cheap consumer culture.
Publisher: New York : Princeton Architectural Press, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 191 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 20 cm
Alternative Title: Heroic attempt to build a simple electric appliance from scratch