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Paperweight: “This paper weight was a gift from my wife Christine before we were married. I’ve used it as a hammer, a metal-stamping test for my HALE metal stamp — everything but weighing down paper. I like the wear it’s developed over the years from unexpected uses; the saying impressed on it (‘What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?’) combined with that wear is somewhat of a strange testament to my journey. I learn a lot by doing and I love seeing something develop from the wisdom of past mistakes.”