PVC, the WWE, and me

One of the problems I have always had with using hand tools is me.  My cuts, specifically.  They never end up straight.  Now, I know that there are things to be done afterwards to clean up the cut, and I am ok with that.  But it helps if you start straight to end up straight. You…

Copper Tiki Time

I was inspired by a post I saw on Pintrest to create a Tiki torch out of copper pipe.  It was when I was almost done with the torch, and referred back to the source project list, that I realized I had done a step that the original didn’t do: I had soldered the torch…

Resolved: time has passed

I’ll make this one quick, due to the late nature of the time I’m writing this.  (Yes, there are several layers of puns in this statement.) I normally don’t do New Year’s Resolutions.  For one, it’s kind of presumptuous to think you’ll know everything you need to change and begin it on day one of…

Dealing up a new project

While not exactly a five minute project, this is a quick and simple project that will impress your poker buddies without going bust.

Getting started is half the chore

Starting a project is a daunting task.  Whether it’s wood working or writing, you are faced with that infinite plane of possibilities.  Sometimes, it stares back at you and challenges you, staring you down in the depths of your soul. It gives no mercy, takes no prisoners, and offers no advice. Starting is a terrifying…

Recharging

Recently, I attended a local convention for artists, creators, and gamers of multiple styles. If you are ever in the NorthEast Ohio region, you might want to check out Con on the Cob or the several Oddmall presentations that get put on throughout the year. (Be warned, though, that this is not “regular” art –…