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....

04th May 2016

Paint613

At the Hack613 meetup this evening we worked on the development of a new paint night. The experiments/demo were a great success. This technique is Fred Maheux’s “subliminal” method which...

29th Apr 2016

Recovered Wood Clock

This wood is from Michael’s hydroponic vegetables in Smiths Falls. It was on that project for many years and then it was used for a cart for the CNC613 project....

25th Apr 2016

Dolly

Justin and I found an old dolly in the dumpster. One of the wheels was loose and you couldn’t tighten it because of the way it was constructed. So I...

21st Apr 2016

Hackaday World Create Day – Ottawa

  We met new friends and started new discussions! Get a seat for the event at meetup. Saturday, April 23, 2016 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Maker Space North 250...

22nd Mar 2016

Arduino Day 2016

Arduino Day is here! When: Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 1pm-5pm! Where: Maker Space North! Suite 216, 250 City Center! Who? You! If you’re interested in learning about the maker...

22nd Mar 2016

Electric Flipbook!

I made a simple flipbook kit which was really fun so I’m working on a wall mount with a 4″ screen, electric drive and arduino control with sensors. I’m prototyping...

22nd Mar 2016

TV Mount

I was hanging out with Doug, Dave and Justin the other day. We decided to hang a TV on the wall. Instead of going through a large project to get...

15th Mar 2016

End of World or Unscientific Hysteria?

Here’s the claim David Cardill makes in the youbute video below: We’re running out of oxygen due to fossil fuel burning. All the birds are dead/dying and humanity is at...

06th Mar 2016

Wooden Business Cards

One of the perks of a laser or other CNC cutter is cool business cards! I’ve been using wood for my business cards. Exotic hardwood has been cool but oddly...

29th Feb 2016

Wood Gears

I was asked to make some gears in plywood. I made them in three layers out of different colors of wood. I used oak and maple ply. They came out...

29th Feb 2016

Wood Clock

I helped Gina make this clock by mounting the clock spindle. I used the CNC613 machine to pocket out the back. The face was lasered and the back was wood-burned.

29th Feb 2016

CD Holder

I was asking Dave to not throw out any CD spindles at work since I can use them. Minutes later he handed me this flat pack CD holder from hardboard...

23rd Feb 2016

Maker House Co. is a Thing

Know the story of your stuff! I’m proud to say I’m one of the 60 artisans of Maker House! Maker House is a social enterprise that moves goods from local...

20th Feb 2016

CNC a PCB

Yay, aacronyms. A PCB is a Printed Circuit Board which is for electronics. People usually get them made at Seeed Studio, Dirty PCB or use an old technique using chemicals....

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