I Would Like to Hear About Something That You Have Built

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    Under Construction

    Last summer I completed phase 1 of our puppy's dog house. (see Group photo) This summer - (if all goes well) - I will complete phase 2 which is a fenced in sun deck on top of - one half of phase 1. What I think is the neatest part about phase 1 and phase 2 is that it is all...
    Nanoose Nanoose
    61-65, M
    Mar 26, 2008

    Things I Have Built....hmmm?

    Well, it all started with playdough.  Fashioning faces out of it and the occasional dog or cat.  Moving eventually to legos and cards I began to build buildings.  Often building tents out the living room furniture for our stuffed animals.  As an adult my...
    Shaylon Shaylon
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Jun 9, 2008

    Chicken Coop

    3 sheets of plywood 3 2x4s 2 piano hinges 2 cabinet hinges 3 latches 3 dish pans Cut all the plywood in half so it's all square except one piece is 6 inches shorter and the other piece is 6 inches longer. The short one is the front and the long one is the roof. Trim 2 pieces at...
    deleted deleted
    Aug 27, 2011

    I Built This Box.....

    I work, primarily in a laboratory environment. Years ago, before digital stuff, I built this box that would measure two changing parameters. When they reach a certain point, I would be told. As I messed with it, I hooked a bell to ring when I was at this point. One day, our...
    Lou2012 Lou2012
    70+, M
    3 Responses Jun 8, 2008

    When Invention Meets Intervention.....

    When I was 10 years old I decided to build a pencil-dispensing machine.  I had a Cheerios box for the main part, and some old parts from a "Mousetrap" game....all I needed next was some kind of lever for the person to pull to dispense the pencil.....casting my eyes...
    MaMegabyte MaMegabyte
    51-55, F
    Jul 3, 2008
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