A first quack

I have decided that I will start making the shuffle duck a reality, and as such I have made some progress towards setting it up. My plan is to have a raspberry pi connected to a hifi, an external hard drive, a cd drive and of course an rfid reader. I’m still undecided as to … [Read more…]

Double Bed

On to the biggest and most ambitious project so far, a double bed.  The idea I had in mind for this bed was fairly chunky and rustic, and to match the storage ottomon in colour and style – I guess the next thing for the bedroom suite will probably need to be side tables… Tooling … [Read more…]

Storage Ottomon

We are a little short on storage space in our house so the solution I decided on is a storage ottomon (or chest – however you want to refer to them) for the bedroom, they’re very handy for storing sheets/towels/jumpers/etc. really any large volume items.  At this point I’m also planning a double bed to match … [Read more…]


After getting my hands on a farmhouse table that needed re-finishing I decided to knock up a pair of benches to go with it, thinking of the two-tone farmhouse style that’s pretty popular at the moment. So this project was to design and fabricate some benches. Tooling After some enthusiastic talk about DIY I’ve picked … [Read more…]

Simple TV stand

So my first post – ooh exciting!  This also gives me an opportunity to demonstrate some larger modelling projects in OpenSCAD – but since I learnt to use OpenSCAD from Simon I will be leaving those tutorials to him. Right let’s get too it.  This was actually my first woodworking project, a fairly simple TV … [Read more…]

Shuffle Duck

So I was talking with my house mate Dave this morning about music, and how when he gets his own place he likes the idea of having all of his music on show again, rather than just using his music library on his computer. Apparently one of the side effects of no longer using CDs … [Read more…]