Friday, May 17, 2019

I've Been on a Few Messageboards

Message Boards
A message board is an online community for like minded individuals pursuing a particular hobby.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Extending the Driveway

Extending the Driveway

Soon after I moved into my house I extended the driveway and moved the carport. Now I'm moving it just a bit farther.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Shop Electrical Outlet Upgrade

More Receptacles
The bug to upgrade my shop bit. Replacing the lights morphed into wanting to add receptacles and rearranging the shop. Instead of just adding receptacles, I decided to add enough. That's an important distinction.

Friday, March 1, 2019

Router Circle Cutting Jig

Circle Cutting Jig
I needed an 18" circle cut, what's the best way to do it? A router jig is my answer. I used scrap wood and a few screws.

Friday, February 8, 2019

Ramp, Tower, and Climbing Wall Project

Ramp, Tower, and Climbing Wall
My son asked for a ramp wall after experiencing an obstacle course at VBS. We had talked about a climbing wall last year, and I was motivated to get building.

Friday, February 1, 2019

CNC Router Design Concept

CNC Router Design
A CNC router is just cool. That's pretty much my basis for wanting to build one, though it is very versatile. It can cut signs and even 3d objects with amazing precision. Designing it has been a lot of fun as I've calculated weight, deflection, and center of gravity.

Friday, January 25, 2019

Where/How To Watch Recent Movie Releases

Watching Movies: Which Do You Choose?
I used to get a DVD in the mail from Netflix every three days. Now that the closest distribution center has shut down, the wait time has gone up quite a bit, but I'm paying the same price. Where is the best place to rent DVDs?
The choice came down to Netflix or Redbox, while my research only reinforced the shame I should feel for watching Patient Zero.

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