I Wound Up Recreating Toys of My Youth Despite Best Intentions

Mighty Max and Micro Machines were the big toys of my early years.  They were awesome.  One or two plastic figurines (aka; dolls) to bounce around a small scene and play out fun stories with was all that was needed to keep an afternoon busy or a car ride short.  My brother and I had scores … Continue reading I Wound Up Recreating Toys of My Youth Despite Best Intentions

Ah Fiddle Sticks

So fidget cubes are all the rage right now.  I totally understand why, but $25 is a box of diapers. While I love the concept, goodness are there other priorities.  Turns out, they're easy to make on your own.  The one I made uses something called a sex screw! The SEO hits for this post … Continue reading Ah Fiddle Sticks

Steampunk Weekend DIY

October! Yippee!  Halloween is approaching all to quickly.  Time to think about decorations, costumes, spooky stories and creating a general ambiance of awesome.  In this installment of Steampunk Weekend DIY, we have some mechanical invites to tell folks about the approaching Halloween party; new uses for old wood ladders (nothing spookier than rustic tools), magical … Continue reading Steampunk Weekend DIY