Archive for the 'making' Category


Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

My daughter wanted to be able to lock her cardboard-box wendy-house. She had a small padlock. I made a hasp from a plastic milk bottle and a margarine tub lid. And, the magic enabling ingredient: a bunch of nylon ratchet rivets (from RS-Components).


Tuesday, November 1st, 2005

This is the label from a roll of chicken wire. Since our ISP is UUNet, this always makes me laugh.

Back up!

Friday, October 14th, 2005

He’s on the roof again. I think he must like it up there….

More things to do with a Leatherman

Tuesday, May 24th, 2005

This is a wireless router: a gadget that connects computers to a network using radio signals.