07th Sep 2013

Big Oil Rooster

My 2013 rooster project is Big Oil Rooster. Its at Atomic Rooster for a month ending on October 13 (vernissage September 17th). Big Oil Rooster drives a thermoelectric powered car powered by tea-lights. I...

11th Jun 2013

Business Cards from LP Records

I make business cards out of cutoffs (waste material) and with my vinyl clock project I wound up with extra vinyl. Here’s the latest version. The spindle is a 45...

04th Jan 2013

First Solar Charge

The other day was nice and sunny so I put my cell phone on one of the solar chargers. The battery was so low the phone would not start up....

28th Dec 2012

Crank Charger for Cell Phone

Before I made my good DIY solar charger, I just had this simple charger. So I made this crank backup to survive times when there wasn’t enough sun for the...

28th Dec 2012

Solar Cell Charging

I received some new stuff today. One item was A 5W panel which is charging my phone as I write this. My phone was at about 50% battery so it...

28th Dec 2012

Four Cell Phones Going Solar

So far we have four cell phones (including mine) that we are taking off the power grid to run on solar power. Here’s a shot from last night. I installed...

27th Dec 2012

Solar Cell Phone

The other day I ordered some stuff for getting some cell phones off the electric grid as an experiment. In the mean time I managed to find enough stuff in...

08th Dec 2012

Feel the Power

The average person doesn’t understand the scope of human energy use.  I decided to make installations to demonstrate energy by letting people peddle or crank a generator to power common...

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