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 –…

Preproject inspiration: GM Screen

A while ago, I ran across a series of photos on an Instagram post that not only intrigued me, but captured my imagination and spun off several ideas.  While I’ve lost the original thread and bookmark, I have located a republication of this amazing DIY project, which you can find here. It provides instructions on…