Tag Archives: Making

Egg Whacker

Also known as a toque ouef, egg topper, or probably some other names – it’s a silly kitchen tool for putting a circular hole in the top of a soft boiled egg. The cup end is set on the top … Continue reading

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Snow

There’s so much snow around here that it sometimes can escape notice, but that’s not been the situation for the last few weeks. Early on a Sunday morning nearly four weeks ago, we had a problem with the Rodwell pump. So … Continue reading

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Turner’s Cube

Recently, I had a good excuse to finally make a “turner’s cube”. It’s a project where the end product serves little purpose, except maybe holding down papers, but where the process can be a good learning experience. The first step … Continue reading

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Machine Shop Project

Last week, I made a set of headspace gauges for a possible post-ice project (deer hunting) from a bit of scrap stainless steel and the cuff of a pant leg from the craft room’s bin of denim scraps. I’m considerably happier with the … Continue reading

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GXP Bottom Bracket Tool

One of my back-burner projects recently has been to replace the grease in my bike with something that will work better in the Cold. More on that grease later. Getting at the bottom bracket bearings (the bearings that one’s feet … Continue reading

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Medical Team Logo

This morning, I modified the Star of Life to make up a little logo for the medical team.

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Keeping Busy

Station closing projects have been wrapping up, yielding more time for hobbies and such. For the last couple weeks, I’ve been spending time in our bouldering cave regularly, picking at the banjo a bit, and working on some fun projects. … Continue reading

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