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With Halloween coming up two weeks from today, we thought it might be a good time to start thinking about costumes. (Please comment below with your ideas!) Today's One Minute Tip comes from John Gleeson Connolly (who can also tell you how to make a Pirate Key in case your dragon needs one.)

• The Star: John Gleeson Connolly is an actor, contractor and object maker who lives with his family in Los Angeles in the construction site they call home. We also recommend John's videos on How to Build a Hammered Light, Making a Cypher Wheel, and How To Make a Jitterbug.

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