18th Feb 2017

Towers of Hanoi

Here’s something fun! I made the oak one about 20 years ago for a fun summer project. I just made a quick one up from some local pine and maple....

03rd Oct 2014

Hanging Chess

The hardboard tic-tac-toe and checkers games came out nice so I wanted to try a chess set. A wall mount chess set that hangs like a painting would be nice. I saw some...

16th Sep 2014

Gear Toy

I making a gift for Baby Angelo (3 years old). I want to make him a gear toy. It will be peg-board and bolts that thread in from the bottom. Gears will...

08th Jun 2014

Sudoku Board

I’m making a Sudoku game for my friend Adrian‘s dad who is a stroke victim. So the game needs to be intellectual and physical. Also robust. I think I’ll make one...

24th May 2014

Checkers

I had fun making a small tic-tac-toe game so decided to try something bigger. I managed to get together a small 8″ checker board from hardboard. Now I have to...

22nd May 2014

The Beauty of Hardboard Tic-Tac-Toe

Hardboard doesn’t have much of a reputation but I think it’s very under-appreciated. Hardboard is that stuff found at the bottom of a drawer. Or the backing on a cheap...

21st May 2014

Hey Kids! Squiggly Draw!

I just made this Spirograph-like toy! I can’t seem to put it down. It’s for a 5y old birthday gift. Her’s is acrylic but I made another from hardboard for me...

25th Apr 2014

Tic-Tac-Toe

This is a game I’m making for a two year old. I love working with hardboard but it has no tolerance for water so you can’t clean it unless you...

08th Apr 2014

Spool Knitting

I can’t remember if it was my mom or dad that showed me spool knitting. I think it was my mom but my dad made the spool. I might have...

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...

16th Nov 2012

Tic-Tac-Toe

I made some Scrabble tiles for my friend the other day and that got me all excited about making games. So I decided to make a tic-tac-toe game out of...