Category Archives: Ideas

Pex vs Copper

This seems to come up every now and then in conversation.  I use copper pipes.  Almost everyone I know is switching to running PEX due to low cost and easy installation.  Here is my take on the situation. Copper Copper … Continue reading

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Desk mods

My desk is also my workstation and I need to keep little fingers from my dangerous leaded electronic parts etc, so I gated it off.  Using a bit of ingenuity, an old refrigerator shelf, a junk piece of wood, and … Continue reading

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Hot Rod Tele – my way

I’ve been into Tele’s for a few years now and have always loved the wood grain look of the ash bodies with butterscotch finish.  I also am a huge fan of humbuckers, tele bridges (single coil slant bridge “plate”), brass … Continue reading

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I made a wooden guitar stand!

After not finding what I wanted in my local area (a guitar stand made of sustainable materials, made in the USA), I decided to build one myself.  I used 1″x 3″ pine boards and maple dowels along with some elmers … Continue reading

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Digispark bike speedometer

Lately I’ve been thinking about doing an Arduino or similar based project.  I heard about the Digispark (which is basically a mini Arduino) from and was intreagued.  I’m thinking of using a Digispark to drive a I2C 4×7 segment … Continue reading

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