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Detail Shot - Captain America

Captain America & Iron Man Lath Art

There’s a folk art that was especially popular in the New England states called “Lath Art.” Basically, these folk artists would take strips of lath from lath and plaster walls and make pictures out of them. They sometimes will also recycle old lobster traps for the same purpose. Typically, the pictures were rural or nautical […]

Category: Art, Geekery, Live Stream, Woodworking

Fallout Bottle Openers

Here is a fun project.  A buddy of mine really likes the Fallout game.  So I thought I’d make a Fallout themed bottle opener with cap catcher.  I decided I’d do a Vault Boy image on the bottle opener and distress it so it looks like it made it through the apocalypse. I used a […]

Category: CNC, Geekery, Live Stream, Woodworking

Deadpool Scroll Saw Portrait

I started live streaming from my workshop on Twitch in their creative channel.  Twitch is a video game live streaming service where like-minded folks gather to chat and watch each other play games.  Not too long ago, they opened up a creative channel where Twitch members can show the stuff they make.  They do all […]

Category: Art, Geekery, Woodworking
Finished Storm Trooper

Storm Trooper Art

Here is a fun little project I did in honor of the new Star Wars movie.  I found this stencil on the internet and brought it into Inkscape.  I used the Trace Bitmap tool and saved the SVG.  I imported it into Easel and cut it out.  I did a shallow cut of 1/16″.  It […]

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I Love You

I Love You

I saw something similar on Pinterest and had to make it.  Since I’m a Lego fan and both my wife and I are big Star Wars fans, I had to make this, too.  My anniversary was coming up, so it was a perfect excuse to go Lego shopping!  The minifigs came in different styles over the years. […]

Category: Craft, Geekery
Doctor Who Shelf Sitters

Time Lords

My wife and I are big Doctor Who fans.  I wanted to do an image transfer of some icons from the series to a piece of wood.  I thought these would make great shelf sitters to add to my geeky decor.  I chose images that are known to Whovians, but doesn’t scream Doctor Who.  So, […]

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