What is Depression?

Depression is a disease… ailment… an infliction. It is an extremely personal experience and though some symptoms may be present in many different forms of depression… mostly, it’s extremely difficult to explain or understand. I’ve dealt with it one way or another my whole life. It’s a subject that I don’t hide and I openly encourage others to discuss it. Understanding it is a key to relief…

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DIY Push Block

If you work with power tools, safety is important. A push block is a safety tool I should have had already, but… well… I have no excuse. Cutting rabbets and dadoes on a table saw or router is dangerous. So, let’s make a push block. Sure, they are super cheap to buy, but free is always better.

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Lighted Sign – Portal Games Logo

One of my jobs is working for the Polish board game publisher, Portal Games. Recently, we decided to change our logo and I thought it was a great time to build something special for the CEOs office.

It starts with a piece of particle board, some poplar, a few LEDs, and a piece of plexiglass. I cut out most of the audio from this video because of the length… so if you want to know more, keep reading!

 

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Overhead Camera Setup

Previously, I made a camera rig that attaches to my tripod. This makes for great handheld shots while also having the option to use my tripod. To complete the usefullness of this rig, I needed a way to shoot overhead shots for animations or demonstrations. So, in this video, I do  just that.

In the first video, I tried this method of hanging the camera and… well… it worked, but it wasn’t great.

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