Look What Followed Me Home

August 11, 2020

In August 2020, some friends helped me salvage several large machines from a backyard shed. These machines probably shouldn’t have been put in a backyard shed! After a day securing the machines for transport and other preparation, my hauler showed up with their 53 foot Landoll trailer and announced they couldn’t get into the site. […]

Garage Computer

Garage computers

April 6, 2018

I’ve been tinkering with a product idea for the garage for a while, mainly because I want one of them myself!

Finished storage shed

Shed Building Again?

September 15, 2017

With apologies to Elvis Costello, I’ve been “shed building again”, this time an 8×10 storage shed.

Locally-source shed

Not really a carpenter!

July 19, 2017

I’ve never considered myself much of a carpenter or woodworker, but I decided I’d ‘roll my own’ on this project.

Final result

White Elephant?

January 31, 2017

The early weeks of 2017 I wrapped up a drawn out project to upgrade my truck to an aluminum flat bed.

Hypertherm innards

Neighbor Needs Plasma!

January 19, 2017

My neighbor called me… can you come into the shop and look at some machines?

Clean top end

New Life

December 17, 2016

I wrapped up an off-season rebuild of┬áthe 35+ year old Kohler engine from my Gravely tractor…

Cincinnati Milacron 15VC-1500 vertical mill

Cincinnati Heavy Iron

October 2, 2015

Interesting troubleshooting and repairs to old Cincinnati Milacron CNC machines…

Pi2 Project

Oklahoma!

April 27, 2015

Assisting with evolution of electronic product concept in Oklahoma…

Finished "space buggy"

Space Buggies

January 5, 2015

Three custom “space buggy” rail cars refined and built in short order