convert a shipping container into a mid-century modern art studio

I converted a shipping container into a mid-century modern art studio

The raw shipping container Here is the skinny, I bought an empty lot and it came with an ugly old shipping container. I am not, due to zoning laws etc., allowed to "build" a structure this size. So the idea is that this a temporary structure and falls into different guidelines. The next step is […]

RGB and Composite video to an Atari 2600.

I added RGB and Composite video via a SNES/N64 AV port to an Atari 2600.

Finished picture fist. This is with the Composite cable plugged in. The power cable is nicely located directly above, for nice symmetry on the back. Here is more info on the mod I'm installing : etim.net.au/2600rgb/ Back side. You can see the pallete switch to the left of the AV port. I have 3 palletes […]

A Classic Mac Trash Can

I saved a classic Mac from the trash bin only to turn it into a trash bin with a swinging “screen” door.

A Classic Mac Trash Can The finished trash can next to my desk. It features a spring-loaded door where the screen was. The Screen Door I keep putting paper into my computer but it never fills up! The Donor Shell A decade ago I got a few of these from a surplus sale with the […]

word clock out of wood from an acoustic guitar

Word clock out of wood from an acoustic guitar.

The finished project I haven't seen another word clock designed the same way: clear epoxy holds the interior of the letters in place, so I didn't need to use a stencil font. It's controlled by an Arduino. The butchered Frankenstein of code is here: github.com/grahamvinyl/WordClock_color_edit. The response was overwhelming to this, and I opened a […]

Hannibal Lecter mask from a Halloween hockey mask

I’ve made a Hannibal Lecter mask from a Halloween hockey mask

First: the finished mask. I know the nose is a little off. I misinterpreted a movie still. But… i like it anyway. "Hello Clarice" The Halloween hockey mask. € 3,99 I've marked the parts that need to be cut out with a sharpie. Started shaping the mask with a dremel and sandpaper. The nose part […]