Water Color Christmas Cards 23″ Christmas Parol Lantern Aerial Photography Drone Photography CD Earrings Vinyl Clocks! Time to MAKE Masquerade Mask Lighting Maker Movement Hack613

Water Color Christmas Cards

Water Color Christmas Cards! We’ll be having some fun card making sessions. Subscribe to newsletter to receive invitations!

23″ Christmas Parol Lantern

Snap together hardboard frames $30 (14″ shown in picture)…

Aerial Photography

Pictures from height!

CD Earrings

Upcycle earrings from CDs!

Time to MAKE

Turn off the TV and make something! Come to one of these meetups all welcome!

Masquerade Mask Lighting

Arduino powered Masquerade Masks

Maker Movement

Come to meetups!


Ottawa’s hackers and makers.

13th Nov 2015

Parol Lantern Kit

This is my third year making Parol Lanterns. I started the project for fund raising when Huricane Haiyan ravaged the Philippines on November 11 of 2013. This year I am making 23″ hardboard Parol frames....

29th Oct 2015

Pew Pew! It’s Halloween

For handing stuff out to kids, I don’t like candy so like to make small toys. In the past I’ve made rubber band planes. What to do this year? Perhaps this rubber...

15th Sep 2015

A Couple of Cocks?

My submission this year is Cock Earrings. The rest of my earring project. They will be purchased/ordered by customers and I will continually replenish the display with various designs. Pictures...

03rd Sep 2015


I used to be a Salsa fanatic but I’ve fallen away from dancing over the past few years. I met Caroline at Hub Ottawa who happens to be a Salsa...

20th Aug 2015
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Electric Bicycle

I have been struggling to fit exercise into my schedule and I found the answer. An electric bicycle! Below  it is being modelled by Steve Aplin. The basket and extra lights are...

20th Aug 2015

Ottawa Drone

I’ve been flying my little drone all over Ottawa and am ready for drone photography. Some random experiments. Equipment Video Camera: DCI 4K (4096 x 2160): 24p, 25p UHD 4K (3840 x 2160): 24p, 25p,...

14th Jul 2015

Atomic Rooster – Spin: Robotics & Art

Atomic Rooster has a regular live-art show where they invite painters to perform their work on the stage. I did a live-art show on July 14th but instead of painting...

23rd Jun 2015

Vinyl Cell Phone Stand

I’ve got these two designs I want to make one that’s flat and fits in your briefcase/purse better. I designed it but it failed when I cut it out. Will...

16th Jun 2015

Spirograph Business Card Using CNC

I made spirograph business cards in the past using a laser cutter. They were one of the more popular cards I’ve made. Here’s the CNC version. I’m cutting these out...

07th Jun 2015

Upcycle Earrings from Vinyl and CD

These earrings (and pendants) are made from CD, DVD and a vinyl (from LP records). Vinyl, CD and DVD material has structural color. It reflects light and the interference patterns create color. CD...

06th Jun 2015

CD and Vinyl Mirror

I made a mirror out of CDs. I framed it with vinyl. All the Squares are 1″ so the piece is 14″ square.  All the CDs where yoga and related...

06th Jun 2015

Light Ideas

This is a collection of ideas for interactive and immersive light installations. These are things I’m interested in doing that could be deployed at a festival or a club. Interactive...

04th Jun 2015

Vinyl Desk Clock

I’ve made vinyl clocks but decided to try a desk clock. This is made from a vinyl record that has been cut (smooth corners) and bent with a heat gun....

31st May 2015

Hendrix with Vinyl, CD and DVD

Here are some experiments using vinyl, CD and DVDs as inlay to make a portrait. I cut away on a vinyl record and add a second layer of vinyl to...

20th May 2015

CD Wind Mobile

I was asked to make some circles for a Wind mobile ornament project. Here are the results so far.   Here’s what it looks like to make the parts. Here’s...

11th May 2015

Shiny Spot on Ceres

NASA’s DAWN space mission is the first of it’s kind on many fronts. It has visited the planet Vesta and is now nearing Ceres a “dwarf planet”. That’s after a staggering...