09th Oct 2017

Tea Light Holders

I made these for a friend (on request). I’ve got enough material to make four more. Anybody want one?

07th Oct 2017

Flexographic Portraits

Doug and I have been working on this. We tried some lithographic experiments (and a few other things). So far this relief type printing is the only thing that has...

01st Oct 2017

Icon

Portraits of 20 Ottawa Icons. Please comment with your suggestion of how to improve this list! This project is in progress. Below is the current work queue. I suppose we...

01st Oct 2017

Key Holders

Cooked the first one out today. This is made from a fragment of pallet wood I found in a parking lot. This stuff cleans up really well. 🙂

22nd Sep 2017

Linoleum Block Printing

I am able to make linoleum stamps! I made a proof of concept by making a business card for Ray’s project. I printed these cards using acrylic paint and adding...

22nd Sep 2017

Seed Germination

Pengcheng, Steve and I are growing a  batch of basil and other herbs. I just started it this morning. There are three types of basil, chili and jalapeno.

21st Sep 2017

Business Card Holders

Fun way to chop up scrap pine wood!

01st Sep 2017

Wood Clocks

Having some fun making a clock from a sheet of wood.

29th Aug 2017

Solid State Laser

I finally got one of those solid state CNC lasers. They’re very affordable and very useful! Here’s the unboxing:

08th Aug 2017

CD Business Cards

I’ve sorted out how to cut CDs fairly well and made some business cards out of them. They are very popular! There are a bunch of offshoots from this project...

07th Aug 2017

Wooden Stamp Business Cards

I’ve been making some wooden stamps so I made a business card stamp as practice. This is india ink and is hand pressed. The colored ones are acrylic water based...

29th Jul 2017

Wooden Stamps

Here’s an experimental wooden stamp. I’m using a stamp pad that I added some black ink to… The Art House Cafe These experiments for The Art House Cafe were done...

26th Jul 2017

Engraving Swiss Army Knife

I got an opportunity to engrave some Swiss Army Knives. If you go online you will see lots of people engraving the handle and blades using a pantogram style engraver...

20th Jul 2017

Wood Signs

I was asked to make this cool cat sign using wood and a laser for engraving. Seems nice I think I’ll make more. Related: Cutting Boards

19th Jul 2017

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. Related Published Jul 19, 2016 @...

19th Jun 2017

Darth Vader Coasters

I made Darth Vader coasters during a CNC demonstration at the Ottawa Makerspace. Everybody loved them. Especially since it was Fathers Day! They’re made from stained birch.

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