Month: November 2020

  • Malloreddus Boards

    Amanda was watching a video about different types of handmade pasta (we had a lot of time on our hands during the pandemic and finally got some flour!) and asked if I might be able to make a malloreddus board. I decided to give it a try! I started with sawing and planing down a […]

    Malloreddus Boards
  • Coffee Filter Holder

    Amanda and I wanted to hang our coffee filters in a little nook above our coffee grinder, and I happened to have a lot of free time on my hands back in April, so I decided to make one. This one by Yoshitaka Nakaya that inspired me: I didn’t really have much of a side […]

    Coffee Filter Holder
  • Cape Falcon F1 Kayak Builds

    Over the winter of 2018/2019 and summer of 2019 I built two Cape Falcon F1 skin-on-frame style kayaks. I want to be better about documing my projects here, so I’m taking a few posts to document the backlog. The primary benefit of a skin-on-frame style kayak is how light it is. They end up being […]

    Cape Falcon F1 Kayak Builds
  • Maintenance on a Shopsmith Mark V

    Fixing a stuck floating motor sheave and cleaning out years of grime on a Shopsmith Mark V.

  • What I’m Currently Reading

    Turing’s Cathedral by George Dyson – I’m struggling to get through this one, but I really want to finish it. I started reading the physical book but ended up turning to audio, which I think is a better format for this. The sheer number of names, dates, and technical details make it tough to read, […]

  • Switching from Jekyll back to WordPress

    This blog started on WordPress in 2008 and moved to Jekyll in 2015. Now it is back on WordPress. Here is how I did the migration.

  • What are digital gardens?

    At work a few months ago, I mentioned the concept of digital gardens on a call. Not everyone knew what digital gardens were, and the term means different things to different people using it, so I put together a P2 about what I think a “digital garden” is. What is a digital garden? A collection of thoughts, […]