Analog Internet Dial

One of my favorite stores recently is the University of Minnesota ReUse store – where all of the old, surplus university material is sent to be sold off to the public after its usefulness in the university has come to an end. There is a ton of old and new technology, furniture, and office equipmentContinue reading “Analog Internet Dial”

Space Station Activity Board – Complete!

Over a year ago I posted about the work-in-progress of the Space Station Activity Board, with hopes of soon completing the wiring of the board. Moving houses and other projects pushed the Space Station further and further back, and then the dread of a million tiny soldering connections kept me from making any serious progressContinue reading “Space Station Activity Board – Complete!”

Work In Progress – Space Station Activity Table

A common toy for toddlers now is an activity board – a board full of small manipulative objects to interact with. After seeing several examples of them for sale, I figured it would not be too much of a challenge to build one myself. With our little one having a fascination in space and spaceContinue reading “Work In Progress – Space Station Activity Table”

Work in Progress – Modern Rotary Telephone

I have long been fascinated by old electronics and computers, restoring them, and refurbishing them for a new purpose. So I have been kicking around several ideas of taking old, broken electronics that would not be able to be restored in any meaningful way and finding a new functionality for them. So when I foundContinue reading “Work in Progress – Modern Rotary Telephone”