10th Dec 2017

T-Shirt Block Printing

Andrew and I gave this a whirl today! It works great!

28th Nov 2017

Spin Art

Here’s a cool way to make spin art! Pictures of the apparatus further down. Wire a computer fan to a power source. Make sure the power source voltage is less...

27th Nov 2017

Rubber Stamp Business Cards

I love my regular laser cut buisness card (and other business cards) but I want an easier way that doesn’t depend on laser. Once you have ink stamps you can...

26th Nov 2017

Watercolor Christmas Cards

I was at a social the other day and a watercolor Christmas card was being passed around. I loved it so decided to give it a try. We made some...

23rd Nov 2017

Ottawa Block Printing Workshops!

We’ve been dabbling with block printing and flexographic printing lately. Everybody seems to want in on it so Doug, Lakota and I started a series of workshops. They are hosted...

15th Nov 2017

Soap Stamp

I’m making up some soap stamps! Can’t wait to try on soap!

10th Nov 2017

Clay Stamps

I’m making clay stamps and cookie cutters! Wow clay is fun! CNC and 3D printing is being deployed! Stand by for a report on this stuff!

10th Nov 2017

Pallet Wood Art

Pallet wood becomes a tree again. Other pallet wood art.

03rd Nov 2017

Parol Lantern Frame

I started making Parol Lanterns as a fund raising activity after Hurricane Haiyan on November 11, 2013. I’ve made various Parol Lantern designs using alternate materials such as cardboard and...

27th Oct 2017


I attempted to germinate some avocados with the cilantromatic project. No luck but recently hack613 member Sean managed to get a couple going! Watch this space for reports! Related: How...

26th 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?

26th Oct 2017

Powerlines Wall Art

Here are the experiments so far.  

25th Oct 2017

Flexographic Portraits

Doug and I have been working on this. We tried some lithographic experiments (and a few other things). The relief printing is really coming forward. This is really fun, if...

19th Oct 2017

Custom Vinyl Clocks Ottawa

These LP records were up for disposal so they’re receiving a new life as clocks (store). The project has been interesting. I come across items that are nostalgic for myself but I also discover music and...

19th Oct 2017

Heart Beat

I’ve started a new wearable electronics project. The working name of the project is Avatar and the first installment is called Heartbeat. It’s is a different approach than Firefly1 which tracked social...

19th Oct 2017

Integrated Circuit Earrings

Check out these IC Earrings.