About MiA

In January of 2003, while having lunch with my boss, the owner of an IT consulting company in Northern Virginia, a question was asked that would literally change my life.  “If money wasn’t an issue, what would you be doing right now?” I didn’t hesitate when I replied, “I’d move to Jordan to relearn Arabic (since I had forgotten my mother tongue while growing up in the States) and I would set up a wood-shop as a hobby.”

Two years later, in 2005, that is exactly what I did; however, it wasn’t until the end of 2016 that I started the MadeinAmman.com website.

MiA serves a dual purpose.   Jordanians are wonderful people and I’ve had the good pleasure of working with a few master craftsmen, skilled laborers and professionals. This website is dedicated to posting Do-It-Yourself projects as well as promoting individuals/businesses who produce excellent quality work in Amman, Jordan.

Love what you do…


Or do what you love.

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Below is a SketchUp drawing of the settle displayed above.  Click on this link to download:
Settle.skp (214 downloads)

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