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Episode 53 – A new design project.

A friend on facebook came up with this picture and said he would like one of these. It turns out this is a good chance to talk about designing something.

In the audio I talk about the steps necessary to try to copy/modify this hammock-boat. I doubt that I would ever build one of these,

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Episode 51 – Vertical Gardening Arbors

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The top of an arbor T post

Why is this a good idea?

Many common vegetables are vining plants. Examples are cucumbers, squash, pumpkins and melons. These plants if given a chance will attach themselves to trellis supporting the vine. By encouraging these plants to do so, the fruit will be off the ground,

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The Dancing Frog

The Dancing Frog  :)

Switching gears for a day. My 3 yr. old Granddaughter was over and was showing off her new toy. I decided to “make it dance”.

I found this video on About.com and followed the instructions. How to Make a Doll into a Marionette.

I ended up with this:

The Dancing Frog 🙂

 

Gary

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Episode 30 — Kick-off of the Repurpose Contest

Tomorrow is kick off date for the Repurpose Contest. This episode is dedicated to creating proposals for repurposing these items.

Suggestions are:

Creating a design drawing. (Not what I would do, but you are more than welcome to do that. Creating a more artistic type drawing, 2 point perspective is suggested for the frame, and

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Episode 16 — My latest project.

Small green house and solar experiment.

I have completed my latest project; A small some-what portable seed-starting green house. Because it is still cold and wet I have yet to paint it so it does not look that good. I will put some plants I have already started inside it this coming weekend.

Small green house and solar experiment.

 

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