Category Archives: Home projects

Trash can bass drum

I’ve been looking for a portable bass drum for busking for month now and I finally have a solution.  I had some spare 18″ bass drum hardware and figured if I went to the hardware store I could find something … Continue reading

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Custom LED Vanity

The internet has a lot of DIY vanity projects out there but I’ve never found the flexibility I would like with regards to light intensity and color temperature.  Building some LED lighting with a dimmer is not too hard but … Continue reading

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Building the Custom LED Vanity

For this build we are making a wall-mounted vanity mirror with about a 2000K to 8000K color temperature range.  White LEDs are available in this range but they typically achieve the color temperature target using special composition and density of … Continue reading

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Let’s make electrical outlets!

Now that I have a good table to work with, the next step is to install some electrical outlets.  Any good workbench needs a place to plug in tools, and any good desk needs a power source for your computer. … Continue reading

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Table surgery

You may remember my first draft of a table.  That table did NOT age well haha!  I started to get fancy and thought it would be good to pull out all the screws holding it together and pound some dowels … Continue reading

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Catio

We’ve been trying to find a way to open up our patio to the cats, but we want to make sure they don’t escape!  With this goal in mind, I went overboard and created the following architectural application: Application PDF … Continue reading

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IPA kit pt 2

So it’s been two weeks since IPA kit pt 1 where we made the wort and started fermenting.  That means it’s time for bottling!  My first tip is to go out and buy some “craft beer bottles”.  They’ve got an … Continue reading

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