Projects

New Furnace Build

For a variety of reasons, Patrick and I took it upon ourselves today to build a new aluminum-melting furnace based on some old refractory (insulating) firebricks we had in the shed.  I’d watched a few videos on Youtube and sort of dove in.  Here’s some photos of the results. We did eventually replace the ziptie …

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Spice Rack

This is just a quick and dirty spice rack I put together for my wife. It’s a piece of plywood (supported at an angle by a chunk of 2×4) with some maple cleats glued and stapled to the front. Figuring out the size and placement of the cleats took the longest (Thanks Ben and Eric), …

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Raspberry Pi NES Build

Over the years I’ve played around with the Raspberry Pi to see what I can get it to do. I have limited programming skills and rely heavily on the opensource community and how-to documents. The most successful projects I’ve done with the Raspberry Pi have revolved around using them as DNS and VPN servers. I …

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