The driver window on trucklet (what I call my Ford Escape) quit going up all the way a few weeks ago. It's finally not stupid cold out, up to a balmy 40 today. So I decided to take advantage of sunshine and worked on the window today. Looks like the cable mechanism broke. All kinds […]
I had a small hatchet, a small knife, and a bit of string. I spent 6 hours or so preparing for about 6 minutes to get a fire started I let burn for about 3 minutes. Fire by friction is hard. Building a bow drill set is fussy, exacting work with a hatchet. My aim […]
No, not for my toys – that's called a toolbox, or a pole barn. This is for my kids toys. To hide them. Because toys need to be hidden. I used a mix of power tools, old school hand tools, and high-tech RepRap 3D printers. A Stereoscopic Photo Essay… In album Toy Box I made […]
I made something to help me make something. If this trend continues, I can see a dangerous chain of events occurring at some far point in the future. A friend of mine and I designed on a napkin (Actually, it may have been a white board, but bear with me) some corner brackets so we can use simple ratchet […]
The main bits are from scrap wood from the bed frame I made about 4 years ago, the others from the pantry. Yes, I keep scrap wood for that long and carry it that far! Google+: View post on Google+ .