Past Projects

  • Oak Egg Cups

    29 Jun 2018Read More...

    Having a few hours to spare in the workshop lets you just create something that you don't have to think too hard aboutĀ building.

  • Cedar Karate Belt Rack

    14 Jun 2017Read More...

    For my son's birthday, I'm building him a belt rack for his Karate. As he progresses through the Kyu, each of the retired belts will be strapped to the rack as a record of his achievement.

  • My Novel: Benjamin Sorrow

    03 Jan 2017Read More...

    In 2016 I published my first novel, Benjamin Sorrow: One for Sorrow. This is available from all good book stores and as an eBook download on Amazon.

  • Building Devi's Box - A Game of Tak

    01 Oct 2016Read More...

    Something I've wanted to build for a while was the board game, Tak. This is featured in the King Killer Chronicles by Patrick Rothfuss and I built it for my wife's birthday present in 2016.

  • Found Footage: My old Robots

    13 Oct 2010Read More...

    In 2010 I found some old footage of a couple of robots I built, to varying degrees of completeness. One was a development platform I was going to use and the other was a small Line Following Robot built from CDs and PIC micro-controllers.

  • Rebuilding an iRobot Roomba Battery

    03 Feb 2010Read More...

    Back in 2010 (or there about's) I decided to replace the battery cells in a Roomba battery. I was going through a time-lapse phase, so set up my Canon 350d and an interval timer and this is the result.

  • Defeating a Yale Lock (Old video)

    13 Sep 2006Read More...

    Wow, this video takes me back to 2006! At my last house the lock on the garage door had some "slop" and I recorded my first video showing how to open doors like this with a plastic credit card.