Eclipse 2017

Eclipse 2017

We did a thing…for the full composite hit the read more. Some pinhole images of the eclipse shortly before totality created by a tree: The composite: Taken from Lake Murray, South Carolina. Download/View Full Size...
Groomsmen Gifts

Groomsmen Gifts

Here’s how I made my groomsmen gifts It started with some test pieces to see if this was even possible: Satisfied with these. Time to move onto the expensive wood, which as I will later discover I am allergic to the dust of. Yay! This is the dust I will learn a...
Bridesmaid Gifts

Bridesmaid Gifts

Here’s how we made our Bridesmaids’ gifts We made both our groomsmen gifts and our bridesmaids gift ourselves. Here’s quick recap of how we made the bridesmaid gifts: It all started with this “log” we pulled out of our firewood pile:...
Our Wedding Invitations!

Our Wedding Invitations!

Here’s how we made our wedding invitations almost completely from scratch The enclosures, fresh from the laser cutter: Screen Printed the larger invitation enclosure, we put some stars and a moon on it:...
Bike Racks for Akshay & Linda!

Bike Racks for Akshay & Linda!

How I made Akshay & Linda’s bike racks I will first say, I shamelessly stole this from someone else, I thought I could build it myself and it would be more meaningful. I will also definitely say now that I would 100% buy it if I were to do it again, the...
Made a Lightsaber!

Made a Lightsaber!

So, I built my friend a Lightsaber, and display stand for Christmas! It’s his combination christmas present and 30th birthday present. And technically, I didn’t built it, I bought it from ultrasaber, but I HEAVILY customized it for him. Let’s get...
Closet Slat Box

Closet Slat Box

I made a box from old closet slats for a friend. After redoing the closet, I disassembled and recovered whatever I thought would be worthwhile to recover from the old accordion style closet doors (you can see them here in my previous post) I packed up the closet slats...
Closet Barn Doors

Closet Barn Doors

We made some barn doors! Skip to after Before: Ugly accordian doors: And this is one of the annoying issues. The closet was taken in a bit in order to expand the bathroom next to it, but this will was never brought up to flush so there’s part of the closet...
Suspended ornament christmas tree

Suspended ornament christmas tree

We made a suspended christmas ornament tree! Here we go! Laying out the paper for creating a ceiling template for all of the hooks. Here’s the layout. I forgot to save the 3-d model version, so you don’t get that I’m afraid 🙁 I used Autocad for this,...
Projector Screen Build

Projector Screen Build

I built a projector screen! I learned a lot of lessons. There will be another projector screen, probably in the spring/summer of 2015 that will benefit from all the mistakes I made in this one. Mistake number one, used hardwood for the frame. Expensive, and it...