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Making things and general household maintenance.
I think I know what killed the fridge-freezer – The cats. Plus: Pride before a fall & I love it when a plan (albeit Plan B) comes together. 2 pictures
Late Night Cleaning and Polishing. I first cleaned these brass ornaments, belonging to my mother when I was 4-5 years old. Two-minute read, 3 pictures
Weekly updates/inserts for my Bullet Journal. Two-minute read, 6 pictures
There was a blue flash and a bang, and the drier stopped working. 2 pictures
Work on Ginger’s display shelving is finished. That’s a lot of blue glass! 4 pictures
My Weekend – Forty Feet of Shelving. I have my office, Ginger has her studio and my former office space. The office space has been due for remodeling for a long time. My first job has been to install forty feet of shelving to provide a home for most of Ginger’s blue glass.
I’ve been kept busy with a couple of projects in the workshop this week [4 pictures.]
Back in June Ginger moved her studio to another of the bedrooms. She asked me to build a small product photo studio in the room’s closet. Below the photography area I fitted shelves to either side and there is room for two of her wheeled carts to fit in the middle. I also added another …
Small Product Photography Set-up in a Closet (Our ‘photo closet’) Read More »
A nice, simple project. I made three cellphone stands, one for Ginger, one for my nightstand and one for my desk. It took a couple of prototypes to get the depth just right so that the fingerprint sensor can still be used without the phone falling out of the rest.
Procrastinating In The Workshop. There are lots of other things I could be doing, like yard work. Instead, I’ve chosen to make three cellphone stands and a couple of bench rollers.
I’ve just built a lightbox/photography area into a closet in Ginger’s studio. We’ve also bought some new LED lights and this was a quick first test with just two of the lights operating. It looks like it is going to work. We are going to have to get some black card for the walls to …
Lighting Test – Journal and Pilot Metropolitan Pen Read More »
For a long time now I’ve been using a piece of 16″ x 20″ black card on my desk as a rest and writing surface. It had begun to look a little the worse for wear, with water stains, cat snot, ink spills, and whatever on it. Rather than spend another $5+ on more card, …
Leather Writing Pad & Work Surface Read More »