Centrifugal Pumpkin Chunker - Part 3 Centrifugal Pumpkin Chunker – Part 3 - We built the frame and the rotating arm in parts 1 and 2. Now we had to figure out how to get a motor attached to this thing.
Centrifugal Pumpkin Chunker - Part 2 Centrifugal Pumpkin Chunker – Part 2 - Weston and I are building a Pumpkin Chunkin’ machine for Eugene Maker Space’s second annual contest. This week we started building the rotating arm out of some bicycle parts and other things we found at the local recycling center.
Centrifugal Pumpkin Chunker - Part 2 Centrifugal Pumpkin Chunker – Part 1 - 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 … Continued
Tent Footprint DIY Inexpensive and Lightweight Tent Footprint - This week I made my own tent footprint from a leftover sheet of 6 mil black plastic. I also purchased an inexpensive grommet kit to install grommets for the tent stakes.
DeclarationThumb (Small) Declaration of Independence - It’s Independence Day! I decided to make my very own Declaration of Independence in celebration of our nation’s birthday. This sign was laser etched onto acrylic and edge lit with multi colored LEDs. The base was built from wood and … Continued
CatCapeThumb Cat Cape! - Ellery and I were re-arranging furniture and realized we didn’t need the one couch arm cover that we had. I’ve always hated those things. We decided to turn it into something much more awesome. A cat cape!
EugeneMakerfaire2014Thumb Eugene Mini Maker Faire 2014 - he Science Factory hosted the third annual Eugene Mini Maker Faire on June 7, 2014. There were a lot of interesting exhibits. I was there with Eugene Maker Space. This year I had more time to walk around and check … Continued
GuitarStandThumb Inexpensive PVC Pipe Guitar Stand - In this video I’ll show how you can build a DIY guitar stand from inexpensive PVC pipe with minimal gluing.
PhoneMountThumb DIY Motorcycle Cell Phone Mount - Using my motorcycle camera mount as a starting point, I was able to make a custom handlebar phone mount for my cell phone so I can navigate while riding.
OpenBottlesThumb Six Ways to Open Bottles with Everyday Objects - Ever want to crack open a cold beer or soda pop but you didn’t have a bottle opener handy? It turns out you can use lots of everyday objects to open bottles in a pinch. Next time you find yourself … Continued