23rd Jun 2015

Vinyl Cell Phone Stand

I’ve got these two designs I want to make one that’s flat and fits in your briefcase/purse better. I designed it but it failed when I cut it out. Will...

02nd Apr 2015

Drone

Many of my friends have these fancy drones and quad-copters. They’ve been meeting regularly at the makerspace. I decided to get one but I went the minimalist route. I spent about $25 for this...

24th Dec 2014

Christmas Cards from Record Stencils

I needed to make Christmas cards in a rush this year so really needed to tighten it up. So here’s what I came up with. I cut out some stencils from records using...

25th Nov 2014

DIY Valentines Cards

This technique is easy and fun. I created some cardboard templates (right). I find if there is a shiny surface it goes a little further before water starts to penetrate...

10th Aug 2014

Bed From Pallets

A friend of mine told me she is making a bed frame out of pallets! Making things from pallets is such a great idea. I think the next time I...

07th Aug 2014

Vermicomposting

As part of my fitness program I want to eat better. I started growing basil and chili-peppers and that’s been great. So I need to learn to feed plants now. I managed...

04th Aug 2014

DIY Shoe Sole Protector

I figured out how to repair my own shoes. I even got to use a CNC machine to make a sole clamp. Of course you can do this by hand or use...

03rd Feb 2014

Cilantro-matic

I wanted to grow basil, cilantro, vegetables and fruit to so I could enjoy moving more towards healthy eating and cooking and eat out less. I decided to try to...

13th Jan 2014

I♥U Glider

The I♥U Glider is the only glider that comes in a Valentines card![/caption] “I♥U”Glider” (I<3U) is a walkalong glider designed for a Valentines card. Made of extremely thin foam it...

13th Jan 2014

Octopus-B-Gone

Chargers have become a source of clutter in my life. Every cell phone and camera has it’s own junked-up-proprietary-wall-wart charging system. Then there’s AA, AAA and 9V batteries and chargers....

19th Aug 2013

Pee-O-Matic 1000

Is your puppy struggling with house training? Don’t worry Pee-O-Matic is here! I made this from cardboard and can’t explain why I feel compelled to post it. Cut it to...

01st Jun 2013

How to Fix a Cordless Drill

The Good: I was given a Makita 7.2V cordless drill. It’s nice and tiny with variable speed, reversing and key-less 3/8″ chuck (discontinued but $125 on ebay). The Bad: The batteries...

08th May 2013

Did You Make Your Mothers Day and Fathers Day Cards Yet?

I’ve been making unusual cards and business cards lately so I decided to make my Mothers Day card. I also decided to make a Fathers Day card at the same...

28th Feb 2013

Wooden Birthday Card

I just made a cool wooden birthday card. It came out really nice. I also made an envelope out of a piece of paper that had some cool squiggly lines...

28th Feb 2013

Hello Kitty Scrabble Box

Cindy was a Scrabble Board for Halloween. That’s a pretty cool costume. She wanted wooden tiles to actually play it (fanatic alert). When she was asking me to help make...

18th Feb 2013

Flying Birthday Card!

It’s here! The Johnny Vegas All Star Paper Plane! Download your Johnny Vegas All Star Paper Plane and print several copies on your laser or inkjet printer. Fold Number 1:...

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