Long ago, the Artisan decided to live by the 3Rs: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. He started by collecting things that others didn’t want. He made a set of catcher knee pads from his mother’s old cushions. His homemade popsicle stick catapult helped scare the mice away from the bread box and resulted in a profitable neighborhood micro-enterprise. A master of creation, the Artisan has branched out way beyond kneepads and catapults. (source )