10th Nov 2017

Pallet Wood Art

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

27th Oct 2017

Avocodo

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

Powerlines Wall Art

Here are the experiments so far.  

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.

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.

27th Apr 2017

Doodle Business Cards

It turns out that my little drawing robot is great for making more business cards. It appears slow but you can leave it run while you’re working on some other...

04th Apr 2017

Laser Cut Business Cards

I make business cards from leftover and cutoff material. These ones are made from record covers from the record clock project. They’re the most popular of all my cards followed by...

28th Jan 2017

DIY Buttons

I brought four blazers to the dry cleaner at Lincoln Fields last summer. All four of them had lost their buttons. I asked how much to put buttons and he...

27th Jan 2017

Decorative CD Mirrors

Here are some mirrors I’ve been making. This is very fun. I think it would be a fun workshop. The last picture is the hangar at the back. I used...

10th Jan 2017

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....

24th Dec 2016

Solar FREAKIN’ Cell Phones

What: This is a challenge to run your cell phone from off-grid solar! Who: You and anybody else who’s interested in, advocates or talks about green energy and the environment. Where:...

07th Jun 2016

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 beautiful structural color. It reflects light and the interference patterns create color....

06th May 2016

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 May 2016

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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