Did you ever get asked to ‘give some brief remarks’ at a conference? Ever been asked to give a wedding toast? It often feels like you have just enough time to get really nervous–but not really time to prepare. That… Read more ›
For the Sumry (later re-launched as STiL) app that I worked on with photographer and developer Paul Freeman (http://paulfreeman.com/), I made a few paper prototypes. The first prototype performed capture in portrait mode, which was consistent with Instagram, which was… Read more ›
My dad and I are both into sounds. I’ve never gotten heavily into video because it’s extremely expensive to produce good quality video; it’s hard to preview it; and it’s a real burden to watch video that is produced by… Read more ›
As soon as the standing work table was together, I immediately sketched three new things that I wanted to make right away. One of them was an answer to a problem I’ve been having for a long time. Like most… Read more ›
Got a little lively with the standing desk / table this weekend. Dark walnut stain: I like the ashy dark bown of it. I went ahead and stained the upper surfaces too–there’s enough variation in the dining room already.
I had started with a design on paper, with a few dimensions and a sketch of how it goes together: I knew I wanted the table top to be 32 inches across at its widest point, and I felt that… Read more ›
So after we did the cad, cutting, drilling and basic sanding at TechShop, we took the pieces home and I started fitting them together. This was my first time out with wood glue, and the three-legged construction doesn’t exactly lend… Read more ›
Parts list for standing desk: Two 36-inch pine table top rounds (pine: $40 each) Four palette 3×3’s (Doug fir, $1 each or free if you ask nice) 1-inch thick pine plank two 3/8-inch dowels wood glue We got all this… Read more ›
Flex. Squirm. Hunch. Squirm. Stretch. Repeat. That was me for the last five years, working at my dining room table, sitting on a bench or a chair. My old Herman Miller chair moulders in the basement: I can’t seem to… Read more ›
unJunk your mail with Zatchu Punch! Paper toys that you put together, Zatchu Punch is slouching toward retail–but also keeping a toe in the direct marketing world. Since moved to http://punch.zatchu.com.