Workshop Wednesdays – Tire Thumper

This week on Workshop Wednesdays I made a Tire Thumper for my brother.  He has been driving a truck for a living now and requested that I make him one.  I finally got around to it.  I made this from a tree branch that someone brought me a while ago.  It’s been sitting around for…

The Sailboat Project – Part #5

We needed a break from the fiberglass so Al and I decided to start work on the rudder.  My original idea was to make it out of wood then apply a lot of fiberglass to protect it and keep it together.  However, Al was able to come up with a better idea.  Someone he knows…

Wooden Beer Tote

As a craft beer and homebrewer I find sometimes it is a pain to carry bottles to a friend’s house or tailgate party.  Especially when homebrew requires the bottle to stay upright in order to avoid the extra yeast sludge in the bottom getting mixed into the beer.  While browsing through http://www.thingiverse.com I found quite…

The Sailboat Project – Part #4

Now that the outside is coming together, I went back to working on the inside wiring.  I found a LOT of random cut wires and wanted to make sure once I connected the battery that it wouldn’t short anything out.  However, I also found the battery was already connected.  Luckily, it wasn’t running to much…