Stuff filed under Workshop
Just about a year ago I publicly thanked my good friend Jennifer. Jennifer, whom I’ve never met, introduced me to firestarters by way of an email. I will forever be indebted to my most beloved friend in the world, Jennifer […]
Last year, just after I finished building my basement storage shelves, my basement looked like this … Now it looks like this. Granted … this is a different area of the basement, […]
I’m finding it pretty hard to focus today. As I write this, looking out my window, it’s a beautiful autumn day. The leaves have just changed, it’s warm out, but has that feeling of fall. Birds and squirrels are in […]
I have always had a fascination with salt and pepper shakers. I have always had a fascination with science glass. I combined the two. I feel like I invented the peanut butter cup. Materials Total Cost – […]
Every summer I look forward to fall when I can harvest the potatoes of my labour. And beets. And squash and tomatoes and carrots. I also look forward to cleaning the garden up and putting it to bed. Let’s face […]
During my unscheduled hiatus I wasn’t a lump. I cooked things, built things and ripped apart things. I find manual labour soothing. Measuring stuff, concentrating, contemplating the design of something. Hitting things really, really hard with a hammer. All very […]
Last week I promised you a quick video of laying VCT tile. I keep my promises … when I feel like it.
A couple of winters ago I started to put my recycle bins right outside my kitchen window. I did this because a) I am smart and b) I am lazy. Not necessarily in that order. All winter long I […]
First things first. I ate a whole can of Pringles today. They were Salt & Vinegar and now my tongue feels like I ate a ball of sandpaper. Second things second. Why would you ever want to pour self levelling […]
Fire. It was the creation of fire by those filthy footed cavemen that changed the course of humankind. It’s critical to how we live, even now, 300,000 years later. Fire creates the opportunity to cook food, heat your surroundings and […]
I made a video of this process and I had the camera set up the wrong way. Vertically. Which is wrong. I wanted to address this before I addressed anything else about ripping out my floor. So let’s watch the […]
Disclaimer and Stuff:
Although I have remained unscathed, I am not responsible if you hurt yourself while cleaning your gutters or trying to tame a chipmunk.