Kitchen Cabinet Project

Kitchen Cabinet Project

I’m not quite sure what to write about this project so for now i’ll just say that it was relatively easy.   All cabinets are delivered pre-assembled.  Just hang, fasten together and drill for the...

Read More

Metal Halide Aquarium Lighting

Metal Halide Aquarium Lighting

My curiosity moves me in many directions.  I was becoming more and more fascinated with making my own reef tank.  Of course, that has to include making my own lighting.  I previously worked on a page for this project so for further reading visit my Fish Tank lighting post and the main Fish Tank Project.

Read More

1957 HiLiner Runabout

1957 HiLiner Runabout

In 1986-1987 I took on a restoration project which pretty much ended being a ground up restoration.  I wish I had more photos of this project to show but for now I just have the final project. I purchased this boat from a friend in High School.  It was given to him by one of his extended family members I believe.  I’m not sure which but he had no desire to restore it and ended up selling it to me for $100.  Believe me, it was worth about that much considering the condition of it at the time.  The boat had apparently been sitting outside for a very long time and all finish had been worn off, all hardware was completely destroyed and parts of the structure needed a complete rebuild. After dragging it on a half working boat trailer to my parents shop with my...

Read More