Make: Halloween Projects

What will all the ghosts and ghouls, ninjas and princesses, superheroes and shy, little, first-time Halloweiners do in the face of a pandemic?!  Certainly, little goblins and large teenagers should not be going about in groups, taking candy from strangers and spreading the plague.  Though, to be fair, that might Read more…

RIP RBG

With the recent passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, I was trying to think of something to honor her work and her legacy.  At the same time, I’d been thinking about a new project idea involving using the laser to etch a tile and the result was this project. It started Read more…

Make: Marine Visions

This was a project I started a few months ago when I saw an image and thought, “Hey, I wonder if I could do something like that?”  This thought formed the core of the “Learn a thing, Do a thing, Teach a thing” cycle.  So, as an illustration of that Read more…

Make: RPG Mini Display Shelves

As I’ve been playing Role Playing Games for a while now, I’ve started to build up a collection of minis that I’ve used through various campaigns.  Since I’ve spent the time to make them and paint them and invested them with the time and fun from playing various campaigns with Read more…

RPG: Earth Elementals

Some time back I was watching Jeremy on Black Magic Craft [Youtube] and in one episode he built his own epic scale Earth Elemental or Rock Golem.  If that doesn’t mean much, think Rock Monster or go watch the video. His was a very large scale build and I don’t Read more…

RPG: One-Shot Crazy

Years ago now, when I first started trying to explain my Role Playing Group to my wife, it was clear that she didn’t see what I saw.  Didn’t see the epic battles, the intense negotiations, the realization that discretion really is the better part of valor and retreat is always Read more…

RPG: Dungeon Stuff

This is a short post about a few different small projects I did just to build something Two things converge in this: I like making stuff.  My entire career is creating things that are based in software.  You can’t hold it, you can’t feel it, you can’t point at it Read more…