I’ve never really been great with the hand tools. When I was a young maker, in my dad’s garage, I had access to tools. Mostly just carpentry tools, but a few power tools like a drill and grinder. The hacksaw and claw-hammer were my best friends and I made all sorts of things with those … Continue reading
I built this workbench in 2013 and the one thing it’s always been lacking was a vise. It’s never had a vise of any kind attached… and I decided to change that. I do more woodworking than anything, so I didn’t want a big metalworking vise. I wanted something flush with the top that could … Continue reading
It’s been well over a year since I last spoke with you… and that needs to change. I’m kicking the dust off this place soon (like, today) and you’ll start seeing more of me around here. As my life settles down into more of a routine, I’m finding more time to devote to projects again, and I can’t wait to share.
If you are here because of board games, great. The thing is, I’m not really a game … Continue reading
This year, I want to send out some holiday cards to special people that have supported me in 2016. I could go with “Happy Holidays” or “Happy New Years” but instead, decided to design my own. Celebrate this year’s Winter Solstice on Dec 21st with my by spreading Solstice cheer.
I’m releasing this design as … Continue reading
How to Make a Soundboard – YouTube
Every day, I record a show in my shop called The Daily Shed. I wanted a way to add some “live” sound effects, as well as play viewer messages during the live show. Using the Adafruit Audio FX sound board and an old pair of computer speakers, I put together a vintage-looking sound board. My goal was to make it look like a mid-century piece of lab equipment. I think I … Continue reading