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Less Talk, More Do



Christopher Finke writes about things he has done.



Last Build Date: Sat, 22 Jul 2017 18:47:30 +0000

 



Functional Print and CNC Carving Mashup: Mini Air-Hockey Pucks

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 18:47:30 +0000

In today’s Don Rickles news, I 3D-printed and CNC carved some mini air-hockey pucks. We were given a mini air-hockey table this week, but it didn’t have any pucks, and after buying some at Walmart, we learned that the table didn’t use full-size pucks. After five minutes in OpenSCAD and half an hour of machining, […]



Box, the Sequel

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 01:42:45 +0000

In the comments of my last box-building post, Cain posted a link to a video tutorial for making a mitered box. I still needed storage for more 35mm slides, so I followed the tutorial to make a 35mm slide case out of quartersawn red oak. These are the sides of the box, plus a removable […]



I Made the Bower Power Industrial Tripod Fan

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 04:21:44 +0000

My wife came across this DIY tutorial from Bower Power on how to make your own industrial-style tripod fan, and she loved it. Of course, what my baby wants, my baby gets: I cut the tripod center on my CNC router because I still need to justify its purchase.  Leave a note in the comments if […]



My First Time Boxing

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 04:20:09 +0000

I’ve built lots of larger things, but small delicate pieces have always eluded me. Therefore, it is with great pride that I show off my latest project, a box for holding 35mm slides. The box is constructed of poplar planks, each about 5mm wide. I don’t have 5mm stock laying around, so I resawed it all […]



Building a gravity chicken feeder (for gravity feeding, not gravity chickens)

Sat, 03 Jun 2017 17:18:11 +0000

It’s not that I don’t enjoy feeding our chickens every day, but when they started pecking at my toes because their food dish was empty for too long (a.k.a. more than five seconds), I decided to build a gravity-powered feeder that would keep them fed for weeks at a time. Here’s the finished product. Note the […]



Look at what I did in the bathroom!

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 16:23:39 +0000

My wife requested a cabinet to hang above the toilet in our downstairs bathroom, and she sent me a link to this Shanty 2 Chic design as an example of what she wanted. Usually, I would draw up my own plans, customizing them based on the materials I have and the space I’m filling. This time, […]



The United States of Rock

Sun, 28 May 2017 03:47:06 +0000

I’ve been mining stone out of the side of my hill to use for a patio, and would you believe that as I was setting them aside, they naturally took on this shape? Well, you shouldn’t.



There ain’t nobody here but us chicken coops

Thu, 18 May 2017 21:41:48 +0000

My wife texted me this about six weeks ago. She had ended up in a farm supply store with her mom and our kids, and they had baby chicks for sale: We ended up skipping the duck, but six weeks later, we have two six chickens and a very sturdy coop. I began buying coop materials as soon […]