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Danish Modern Wall System Project Completed

This is the wall system I just built for my living room. It is the first real furniture I designed and built. I made a couple of this type with the two black doors. I had a limited amount of the veneered stock so I chose to alternate the door ...

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I Bought a 1977 Chevy Custom Van

I know a lot of people think that 70s custom vans are lame or creepy but I have wanted one since I was a kid. TV shows like the A-Team are probably to blame. I found this riteous specimen on craigslist Sunday night and bought it Monday afternoon. It is ...

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Centipede MAME Project Completed

Click Here to See the Restoration Process! I have basically finished my resto-mod of an original 1981 Atari Centipede game. It was a wreck when I bought it and it was basically gutted. It now plays hundreds of arcade and console games using MAME and other emulators. I am in the ...

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Fender Bass Build Completed

This is my new bass. I put it together from parts I bought on ebay. I also refinished the body. I really like it so far. It is a Precision bass body with a P/J pickup set, wilkinson bridge standard jazz bass wiring and controls. The neck is a standard ...

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Yeah! The van is Gold!

It was starting to feel like the paint job project was getting a little off course but yesterday things moved enough forward to make me relax for a minute. Cory and Scott and company moved the van over to a kick ass spray booth and painted the Inca Gold base ...

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Chevy Van Project Update Fall 2010

I rarely write anything on this blog anymore since it get’s very few visitors. I guess there just isn’t much interest in my hobbies and travels outside of my mom and a few friends. One thing that does get a fair amount of inquiries is my 1977 Chevy Custom Van project. After years of looking […]


We Loved Aruba!

WCXBDF3KVRQ3 – Our trip to Aruba was basically perfect. The weather was great and just about everything about the trip was relaxing. I would definitely recommend a trip there to anyone. We stayed at the Manchebo Beach Resort which was beautiful and not crowded.   It felt like we had the place to ourselves at […]


Halloween 09 A Success in My Book

I had a good time this Halloween and it is really becoming a favorite holiday. Our pumpkin carvings and costumes turned out great and it was great seeing everyone at the costume parties.


I Bought a 1977 Chevy Custom Van

I know a lot of people think that 70s custom vans are lame or creepy but I have wanted one since I was a kid. TV shows like the A-Team are probably to blame. I found this riteous specimen on craigslist Sunday night and bought it Monday afternoon. It is a 1977 Chevy Van originally […]


New Bikes Ready for Spring

I recently finished a couple bike projects. The Goodyear cruiser and the Schwinn Breeze for Maritoni. We took them on a long ride with the Defying the Law Bike Club earlier today or technically yesterday. There are a few kinks to work out but so far the bikes are pretty great. You can see before […]


2 More Bikes for Me this Spring

I have been buying way too many bikes lately. I keep finding really great deals on craigslist. I am keeping 2 of the ones I bought recently. One is a 1981 Bianchi Nuovo Touring. It was originally an 18 speed. I am refurbishing it and converting it to a singlespeed. The other bike is a […]