Handmade Wooden House Name

It’s been a while. Apologies. Work at uni has been a little tough as of late. Things are a little delayed, but they’re looking up so I’m getting back in to the swing of my extra-curricula activities. As I’ve mentioned before, I find designing, creating, DIY etc really helpful to relieve stress and anxiety. IContinue reading “Handmade Wooden House Name”

Home alarm with an Arduino

My university degree didn’t involve electronics, or at least the hands-on aspect of using them at least. I did cover basic circuitry, but my study mostly focused on the physics of it all, namely something known as quantum mechanics. I won’t delve into that side of things, but the thing to remember with that canContinue reading “Home alarm with an Arduino”

Homemade leather card holder

I thought I’d give working with leather another try. It isn’t that my last home project using the material was particularly difficult, but rather I had some leftover leather after making a knife sheath and so didn’t want to just discard it. Despite already having a sturdy wallet already, I have on numerous occasions beenContinue reading “Homemade leather card holder”

Upcycling a chest of drawers for my parents’ hens

I haven’t made a hen house before, although I understand the need for a decent structure for it to have. I’d say I went into this with a well-oiled plan, having used the design software I mentioned previously, but nope. I had a good idea of what I wanted it to look like based onContinue reading “Upcycling a chest of drawers for my parents’ hens”

Renovated carpentry knife for the kitchen

I’ve always wanted a meat cleaver, or at least a decent sized knife with some weight behind it. My Dad has a wide variety of tools from his Father, most of which have been outdated by either mechanical equipment or developments in the design. Rummaging through them, one in particular caught my eye and havingContinue reading “Renovated carpentry knife for the kitchen”