Weston and I are building a Pumpkin Chunkin' machine for Eugene Maker Space's second annual contest. We have decided to try and build a centrifugal machine, unlike anything we've seen in Eugene so far. We're making this up as we go along... so h...
I have a really big update today! I've been putting in a little bit of work almost every day for the last one or two weeks. Last weekend I apparently got a wild hair and just went all out working on this holster. I managed to get it almost fully completed! I just have a few finishing touches to Read More→
I've made a bit more progress on this in the last couple of days. I don't have many photos though. I decided to put the paper mock-up back together now that I have the buckles. Having the buckles meant that I could actually build it out of the paper and figure out the proper hole locations and Read More→
The buckles finally came in! They turned out exactly how I designed them. Unfortunately I think they might be a bit too thin. They will work for now, but they aren't as beefy as they should be. Also, I think the polished gray look is too dark. I had to go with nickel plated hardware for everything Read More→
I haven't posted an update to this project in a few months for a couple of reasons. For one, I've been off having adventures for the several weeks this summer. I'll be posting about some of those soon.
The big reason, though, is that I've been stuck on the buckles. I couldn't find any off the Read More→
Last weekend was Independence Day weekend. I had a great day on Friday the fourth BBQing with friends and playing with some home made fireworks. The real adventure started on Saturday morning. MY friends Sean and Sierra wanted to go back country camping somewhere. I thought it was a great idea, Read More→