I’m not gifted with construction, so when the rare opportunity comes along where my skills are useful for the task at hand, you can bet I’m snapping some pictures of it! These are a some of the home improvement and other projects that I’ve done.

Aluminum trigonometry

I ran into an interesting trigonometry problem a few weeks ago, when I was working on the cable pole installation.  The problem was simple enough: extend the pole such that the trash trucks wouldn’t snag it, thus ripping it down.  But the real question was: how tall must I extend it to get adequate clearance? …

Kitchen remodel

new dishwasher in place

Sarah and I decided our first big house project would be a kitchen remodel.  The old cabinets were very distinctive, but not that practical.  And Sarah loves cooking, so we needed an updated more convenient kitchen.