A North Texas couple treats wood as a canvas.
In San Antonio, a young designer finds success selling his jeans, shirts, and kimonos(!) directly to customers.
You can run, but you can’t resist these hides.
A hot kiln can be entrusted with earthenware, stoneware, porcelain, and . . . brisket?
What to buy your favorite Texan this holiday season.
A fourth generation of Texas leatherworkers saddles up.
Out of the oven and into the credenza.
Go west—and east and north and south—young man.
How Longview inspired fashion designer Brandon Maxwell.
Houston jewelry with a touch of northwestern India.
A chapeau of one’s own.
A Houston ad man embraces the DIY spirit.
A Dallas furniture maker creates pieces that are old and new at once.
A new photography exhibit captures the spirit of traditional Mexican rodeos.
When your day job has you down, building a canoe by hand may be the way to go.
From a retired Texas Ranger to a young sharpshooting queen, Texas boasts a lot of proud gun owners. Just ask them.
Ginger Griffice is cleaning up with her soap-making company.
Clothing, jewelry, sculpture, rugs: is there anything this Spicewood designer can’t do?
Oaxacan style, by way of Dallas.
Keeping the cowboy legend alive.
The romance of doing everything by hand.
How the drought led to a revival of America’s only native caffeinated drink.
Because you know you’ve always wanted to kick it up.
In midlife, a Dallasite finds a new career as a jewelry maker.
When paddling on plastic just won’t do.
These San Antonio leather-workers keep it all in the family.
Corpus Christi fisherman John Garcia’s painted creations are off the hook.
Something’s burning in Amarillo.
But they did get to Texas as fast as they could (which is to say, within the past five years). Meet eighteen recent transplants to the state’s three fastest-growing cities.
A novice Austin jewelry maker catches Anthropologie’s eye.
Keeping movable type alive in the age of laser printers.
A ranching photo essay.
Houston bladesmith Russell Montgomery finds calm living on the edge.
The simple beauty of wood and wire and not much else.
Getting that brim just right.
The earthy wonders of clay.
Handcrafted bows that never miss their mark.
The happy marriage of performance and aesthetics.
A Houston textile designer shows that the art of dyeing isn't dying.
The science and mystery of the luthier craft.
Handcrafted leather bags that tell a story.
Tom Sterne makes waves in the Gulf.
Even though my mom never allowed us to eat at restaurants attached to gas stations, I figured she might make an exception for George W.’s hangout in Crawford.