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...
3 sheets of plywood
2 piano hinges
2 cabinet hinges
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...
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...
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...
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...