In my house, we have a ton of “batteried” devices. Having small children, in this modern age, one tends to collect a lot of toys, tools, crafts, and associated appliances that require an array of batteries. Triple- and double-As are in high demand, though 9V and even the C cells are occasionally used. Don’t even get …
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A fluorescent light fixture in our house went out. After replacing the bulb, the light still didn’t turn on. So I figured I had nothing to lose by ripping apart the ballast. What I quickly discovered scared me.
Cabinet child lock
My 1-year old is a curious kid. She prides herself in breaking into highly secure bank vaults, er cabinets. In particular, she’s taken a liking to our buffet which houses both china and liquor (neither of which are kid-approved items) behind two toddler-level doors. So I had to come up with a way to keep …
I added storage space to my old garage by putting in an attic. It was much bigger of a job than I thought it would be.
I might have been a good candidate for the Darwin Awards, but thankfully didn’t bite it.
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.
Shed project, part 3
Like giving birth, the pain is now behind us.
Shed project, Part 2
Last time, I talked about the conceptual design of the shed. Well, today Mark and I completed phase 2 of the shed project: the foundation.
Shed project, Part 1
I’m building a shed very soon, but before I could get the materials, I needed to know how much stuff I had to fit inside the shed. That’s where Google comes in…
added apartment pics
I’ve added more apartment photos, Check ’em out. Particularly fun is the projector I’ve added. Notice the strange location for it? The whole rack fits nicely on top of the mantel!