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....

13th Feb 2016

Rotary Flip Book

Here are the instructions for assembling the Flip kits (bottom of page). You will need a glue stick, pencils or markers for decorating and glue (optional). Snap your kit together,...

29th Jan 2016

Mystery Challenge Feb15

Mystery challenge is back! It’s not too late to join in! You’re welcome to contact us or come to one of the events below to pick up a package ($5)!...

07th Jan 2016

Glider from Packing Foam

I was discussing the Zen Glider over at Reddit’s Engineering Porn forum. Zen is a walkalong glider. A few people inquired about the materials but PinkBalloons was guessing polyethylene sheet (the Zen...

06th Jan 2016

Notebook from Record

Vinyl record covers were made to be nice so why not use them as notebook covers! I’ve got a supply of record covers from the earring and vinyl clock project....

20th Dec 2015

Chips the Chubby Squirrel

I was out with my drone friends for aerial photography near Island Park of Ottawa where I live. There was a gang of chubby Squirrels who were very curious about us. That’s how...

20th Dec 2015

Silly Walks Vinyl Clock

I’ve been making vinyl clocks which involves cutting up vinyl records that have been cast away (I catch them before hand by finding people who are disposing). I still wind up with...

19th Dec 2015

Vinyl Notebook Cover

I making notebooks out of vinyl and record covers. I can make any combination. I will try one that’s a record cover, a record sleeve and then the vinyl. I like the record cover...

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