Friday, November 24, 2017

Reclaimed Duct Tape Dispenser

Duct Tape Dispenser
I wanted to come up with a better way to dispense tape. Using a automotive masking caddy, I fitted it with threaded rod and a serrated edge for an all-in-one dispenser.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Angor Rot Trollhunters Costume Build

Making an Angor Rot from Trollhunters Costume
As soon as I saw Angor Rot in Trollhunters, I knew it would make a great costume. It's an ambitious project, but every year I try to expand my skill set when building my Halloween costume, though I really needed more time for this. I didn't quite finish in time for Halloween. I've always wanted to do a big costume, and now I have.

Friday, September 22, 2017

Duct Tape Dummy / Make a Mannequin

Make a Mannequin
I'm making a costume for Halloween and needed a replica of my body so I wouldn't have to keep trying on the costume to check the fit. I'll show you a cheap and easy way to create a mannequin of yourself.

Friday, September 8, 2017

Build a DIY Dice Tower

Dice Tower
If you play board games, you've encountered dice rolling off the table or knocking board pieces out of place. This tower keeps the dice in one spot and simplifies rolling.

Friday, August 11, 2017

How to Update Counters, Cabinets, & Hardware

Updating Counters, Cabinets, Doors, & Hardware
I'm going to show you how to update cabinets with laminate finishes on the counter, cabinets, and doors. I'll make new doors with hidden hinges and new hardware.The existing casework was woefully out of date. It used exposed hinges, the cabinets were painted, and the laminate counter was well worn.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Short Story - Livewire

Livewire
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Original Photo by Joey Kyber on Unsplash
“If I don’t cool it down, I’ll burn him up out there.” I turned showing the bag of ice on my shoulder. Garcia just nodded blankly and kept walking. I sat on the trainer’s table, trying to be a good teammate and avoid being aloof. Despite my attempts, I just felt further out of the loop. I was just there taking up space. I used to be important. I wanted to show them the hardware, the rings, but it didn’t matter. That was from another time, a different city.
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