Category Archives: From the Shop

Robots, with Frickin Lasers – Early tests

I can’t claim these are the best work I’ve done.  There’s still a lot to learn. Creating content from scratch is pretty easy using Inkscape and the laserengraver extension from this instructables post. I should also note that I’m using a laptop running … Continue reading

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Robots, with Frickin Lasers – GRBL Settings

While setting up my NEJE 500mw Desktop violet laser engraver, I found there was absolutely no documentation.  It came with a version of grbl on it, but I updated it to the latest Grbl 0.9j. These settings are working pretty … Continue reading

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Robots, with Frickin Lasers…

Wow, It’s been far too long since I’ve updated the site.  It’s not that I haven’t been doing stuff, I’ve just been bad at documenting them. Well, the latest project really deserves a post.  For a while now, I’ve been … Continue reading

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More Progress on the Double Neck Guitar

Made some progress on the painting.  Not a perfect job, but should be plenty good enough for what I’m looking for. Will let these dry for a week or 2 before I start on the clearcoat. Think I need to … Continue reading

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2.25 sq Foot Gardening Separator and watering system

So, The whole square foot gardening method is very popular.  I really like the idea of it and gave it a shot last year.  For whatever reason, We just found the 12″ squares were a little small for our liking.  So … Continue reading

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Fermentation Chamber

Had a request for some details on my fermentation chamber. It’s a pretty simple plywood box on a stand and casters, lined with styrofoam insulation board. I modified the cheapest, smallest window ac unit I could find to move the … Continue reading

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Priming Guitar

Looks like I have more sanding to do.  I had put a couple of coats of sealer on and sanded it all down, but not good enough. Once this dries, I’ll pull out the 320 and give it another sanding. … Continue reading

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Double Neck – Paint Prep

Painting is hard for me.  I like instant gratification.  It takes everything I have to just not grab the can of paint and start spraying on on the bare wood. But what I’ve read, and started to learn and get … Continue reading

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Double Neck Guitar Project

So a buddy of mine got this guitar for cheap off of ebay.  It’s an inexpensive chinese guitar, probably a kit put together by somebody here in the states.  The hardware on it is ‘ok’, but the pickups really needed … Continue reading

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