21st Jul 2016
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VinylFest

We’re having parties to brainstorm ideas for earrings. I’m inviting other people who are interested in making earrings and anybody who just wants to hang out. I actually make the...

19th Jul 2016
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Custom Cutting Boards

A quick and affordable to make a unique gift is to laser engrave a cutting board. Check out these examples that I made for friends.  

01st Jul 2016
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Cake Stand with LEDs

I made this set of lit cake stands. I made 12 columns for three cakes 5″, 8″ and 11″ tall. The columns are 2″ square. As you can see in...

01st Jul 2016
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Throwie

I really like throwies. As you can see it’s listed in my idea page for light installations. I’ve got them on my mind since I made some cake stands for...

01st Jul 2016
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Chalk Board Photo Booth 8×8 foot

Here’s an 8×8 foot chalkboard I made for a wedding! I used FAT paint which works with chalk. I got it from BlueBird at City Center. It comes in many nice...

25th Jun 2016
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Dolly

Justin and I found an old dolly in the dumpster. One of the wheels was loose and you couldn’t tighten it because of the way it was constructed. So I...

23rd Jun 2016
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Stone

Arnold and I are up to something with stone and possibly wood or metals. Stay tuned to see what comes forward!

16th Jun 2016
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Stencils

I cooked up some stencils for the Stopgap Foundation ramps (recently assembled by volunteers at the Ottawa Tool Library event). The other brand you’re seeing there is Wellington West. While I...

07th Jun 2016
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Ottawa’s Vinyl and CD Earring Maker

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 2016
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Brooches from CD

I’ve been making earrings from CD/vinyl and earrings from wood. I got some nice brooch pins so I want to make some of those too. Here are the first ones...

05th Jun 2016
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Ottawa’s Wood Earrings Maker

This has proven to be a lot of fun. We have lots of wood on hand and are starting to try experiments. I kick started the project by picking five...

02nd Jun 2016
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Earring Stand

I’ve been making a lot of earrings and necklaces so I need some stands for them. Here are some of my experiments so far.

01st Jun 2016
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Robots and Ink

I’ve been making business cards out of record covers from LP vinyl (and many other things). They come out pretty unusual (good) but it’s a fair amount of work to stamp information...

31st May 2016
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Voice of Bullshit

Raymond Loomer has created his version of Voice of Fire entitled Voice of Bullshit! He is making a statement that the National Art Gallery is am important resources. It should be...

21st May 2016
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Dip Bot

I’ve had this project in the pipe for some time and I finally started to converge enough to write some code and get some experimenting done. I decided on an architecture...

05th May 2016
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Next Steps for Vinyl

Sarah of The Canadian Maker has approached me and I am excited to announce that we will be collaborating on earring design and she will be bringing it to trade shows....

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