There’s no denying it; throwing cards is cool. The idea of something as thin and light as a playing-card being able to cut an apple or burst a balloon is nothing short of fascinating. But what about us plebians who can’t throw a card with any perceptible direction or accuracy to save our lives? There’s […]Read more "Card-Shooting Slingshots"
I play the violin. I am also very easily bugged by small details. So when I saw that my friends had a broken, but very nice and easily fixable violin slowly dying in a corner, I had to do something about it. I asked if I could take it home and work on it and […]Read more "Violin Repairs"
I’m just going to go ahead and say it: I like maths. I don’t know why, and whenever I tell someone, they look at me like I’m insane. You’re probably thinking the same thing yourself. Maybe even staring at your screen, baffled. Stop staring at your screen! But regardless, I like maths. And one thing […]Read more "14,631 Digits of Tau"
Hey guys! I’m BAAAAACK! So, after a long break, procrastination, and summer camp, I have some actually useful stuff for you all! Two things, actually. The first is a set of wooden vise jaw… Things. They’re actually pretty easy to make. Take your vise jaw grips, which should look something like this, off your vise. […]Read more "Wood Tools for Wood"
Hello all! So, this week I’ve been wracking my brains trying to think of something to post or do. Fortunately, today something presented itself. My unicycle broke. Again. In the same place. Turns out, the epoxy did naught but delay the inevitable. Here’s how I fixed the problem: I started by drilling a hole in […]Read more "More Unicycle Repairs"
These last few weeks, I haven’t gotten much done. Or rather, I haven’t gotten much finished. I’ve been working quite a lot in the garden with my dad, but the garage is turning into a graveyard for ditched projects. I have broken two bows, dismantled a printer but forgotten to photograph it, moved rocks, made […]Read more "Ongoing Projects and Lack of Productivity"
Right off the bat, I’d like to apologize for the pun in the title. It was too good a chance to pass up. With that said, let us begin. As you may have guessed, today’s project involves shoes. These ones, to be precise. As you can see, they have huge holes in them. Well, the […]Read more "Isshoes"