15th Sep 2015

A Couple of Cocks?

My submission this year is Cock Earrings. The rest of my earring project. They will be purchased/ordered by customers and I will continually replenish the display with various designs. Pictures...

03rd Sep 2015

Salsa

I used to be a Salsa fanatic but I’ve fallen away from dancing over the past few years. I met Caroline at Hub Ottawa who happens to be a Salsa...

20th Aug 2015

Electric Bicycle

I have been struggling to fit exercise into my schedule and I found the answer. An electric bicycle! Below it is being modeled by Steve Aplin. The basket and extra lights...

14th Jul 2015

Atomic Rooster – Spin: Robotics & Art

Atomic Rooster has a regular live-art show where they invite painters to perform their work on the stage. I did a live-art show on July 14th but instead of painting...

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...

06th Jun 2015

Light Ideas

This is a collection of ideas for interactive and immersive light installations. These are things I’m interested in doing that could be deployed at a festival or a club. Interactive...

31st May 2015

Hendrix with Vinyl, CD and DVD

Here are some experiments using vinyl, CD and DVDs as inlay to make a portrait. Follow those links for more detail on what and how I’m cutting. I cut away...

20th May 2015

CD Wind Mobile

I was asked to make some circles for a Wind mobile ornament project. Here are the results so far.   Here’s what it looks like to make the parts. Here’s...

11th May 2015

Shiny Spot on Ceres

NASA’s DAWN space mission is the first of it’s kind on many fronts. It has visited the planet Vesta and is now nearing Ceres a “dwarf planet”. That’s after a staggering...

28th Apr 2015

Guitar Picks

I made up some guitar picks with my CNC machine. I added holes to some of them figuring that was a good idea. I made them from vinyl, polycarbonate sheet,...

25th Apr 2015

Silly Walks Clock Conversion!

I made a Ministry of Silly Walks conversion kit by cutting out parts from a DVD cover (yay for upcycling). I’m supposing the material is polypropylene. If you’d like to see...

21st Apr 2015

Suck-o-Matic

We need a vacuum for the CNC613 project. I’m going to make a nice dust extractor but I wanted to pull something together quickly for the mean time. I came...

17th Apr 2015

CNC 6040 Custom

I’m putting together a CNC machine for the CNC613 project. I ordered a 6040 chassis from Shenzhen, China. That means it has a working area of about 60x40cm. Working height...

16th Apr 2015

CNC Cart

I need a cart for the CNC613 project. Here’s a concept I drew up that uses 24′ of 2×4 and 30′ of 1×4. I was thinking I’d use drywall screws and glue....

13th Apr 2015

Switch Plates

I’ve been making things from vinyl lately. Who doesn’t want vinyl switch plates! I saw these in the internet and couldn’t resist making my own!

02nd Apr 2015

Karaoke Fund Raiser

I donated three vinyl clocks, vinyl jewelry and a Special Edition Zen Glider for a greyhound fund raiser. It’s a great cause and it was an interesting social. I highly recommend the Shanghai Restaurant...