$50 Kitchen Table (Rustic)

My mom wants to buy a $3,000 “rustic” kitchen table.  I interrupted her to tell her that my crappy table cost me $50.  It’s made in pine.  Why?  More rustic!  This is some soft wood.  […]

Squirrel Feeder

Building a squirrel feeder is easy.  Just build a bird feeder and hang it up on your back porch.  It is now a squirrel feeder.  I’ve been tempted to electrocute the squirrels to death.  This […]

Tennis Ball Gun

Date: May 2017 I had big plans of putting a lidar detector in this thing to allow for fully-automated kinematics. Real life stinks. Someday I will go back and make this tennis ball cannon automatically […]

Battleship In Python 2.7

Battleship Python

December 2016 Python 2.7 – vPython Graphics Library While all the knuckleheads learning C++ were just getting around to for loops, our Python class had final projects of making a “video game”. Video game should […]

Low Power LED Heart Blinker for Valentine’s Day

Here’s the situation, boys. There aren’t many win-win situations when it comes to relationships so when you see one you need to take note. Chicks love it when you make them crap (from the heart) […]

Get Dressed Motivator (Max’s Stopwatch)

Dumb Intro This was my first experiment with mind control using an Arduino. My 4-year-old inherited his dad’s ability to become completely sluggish and relentlessly useless when he doesn’t give a crap about the task […]

Bike Security System

No, this is not a blog about my bike lock.  Even better.  I believe it’s called “security by anonymity”.  It’s the same thing I’ll do when I go to prison.  I’ll just crap into my […]

Beer Fermentation Temperature Controller

Nothing fancy.  Just 4 temperature sensors (2 for air and 2 for the water surrounding our fermentation buckets), an Arduino Nano, an old wifi module in the pre-8266 era, and a 7-segment display to view […]