From apprentice to builder


Northrop P-61 ‘Black Widow’ 1942-1954

Perhaps the coolest plane ever. Conceived as weapon for nighttime interception of attacking enemy aircraft, it was the the first aircraft designed to use radar. 

It saw action in the European theater as well as the Pacific, Mediterranean, and China-Burma theaters as well as remaining in service until 1954


Intricate Book Art Carvings by Brian Dettmer

on Flickr

Born in Chicago but currently living and working out of Atlanta, Georgia, contemporary artist Brian Dettmer creates incredible works of art with old books and tremendous patience. Using knives, tweezers and surgical tools, Brian meticulously exposes various layers to create his mind-blowing artwork. Dettmer has received critical acclaim around the world and his work can be found in countless galleries and publications. Below you will find a small sample of his art along with an artist bio and statement from Dettmer. Be sure to visit Brian’s official site: for more information and photographs of his fantastic art.