Mad Eye Moody & Snitch

Another consequence of housecleaning this week was rediscovery of the “Mad Eye” I made just prior to Delilah’s birth at Halloween 2016. Team Amanda & Delilah made a great “Golden Snitch” costume that fit right into the pregnancy. This particular […]

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Lightbox

Colors are a little tricky. You’ve seen those filters at the average kids museum that illustrates that yellow and blue make green by overlaying acrylic shapes, but in that example you’re just filtering white light and so reducing the output. […]

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3D Printing!

It occurred to me recently- & to my surprise that lots of people still aren’t clear about just what 3d printing is and what it’s good for. The short answer is: Lots! But not everything! Also, the term “3d Printing!” […]

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Saul’s New Bike

Every toddler seems to have a favorite “friend”, & Del’s no exception. Although she’s quite fond of Minnie, and Monkey, her favorite is her camel friend, “Saul”. Nobody knows why or how she opted to name him but she’s been […]

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Rocketeer

As tribute to SpaceX’s inaugural human spaceflight, we built our own rocket swing, complete with motor actuated landing legs, take off/landing pulley, and coaxial dragon capsule emergency escape. Captain Delilah saved everybody with her amazing red button. Huzzah! Here’s the […]

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SupaCar

This project is still a bit of a work in progress but the heavy lifting is done. Now that we’re getting to an appropriate age for power wheels, I had the idea to recreate one of the vehicles from my […]

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Smoke Bubbles!

This is an easy one! Add some extra pop! to your bubble repertoire with a containment chamber and some smoke effects. Bubble machines are a dime a dozen these days- you probably already have one lying around just because. Well, […]

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Stranger Lights

If I searched hard enough I’m sure I could find some duplication of many/most of my projects (especially involving pop culture), but I strive to deliver primarily original content here. Still- when I set out to build some stranger things […]

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