RAM Christmas Tree

I had been saving obsolete RAM chips for over a decade before even starting this project with the intent of making a Christmas tree. You can see the 8-bit chips at the top. That’s how long I was saving chips

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Keyboard Circuit Lampshades

I’ve seen pictures of lampshades constructed out of the circuits out of old keyboards. While they’re ‘printed’ on thin flexible plastic, they’re mostly clear, so I assume they used a small wattage bulb. I kind of needed a new lampshade,

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Computer Seat

This is not as much a project as it is a victory. I like the versatility of old PCs. They make handy stools for working at most tech tables. Chairs take up more space and you have to pull it

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Frankenstein’s Monster Head

Blast from the past. The Movie Monsters book is copyrighted 1975, so that’s about the time I would have made this – grade school/early high school. The book gave directions to make a paper mache Frankenstein’s monster’s head. I remember

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The Foodoo Collection

Every computer tech knows that computers are not an exact science. We use methods that we know work, not because they make any sense. Plus, some people believe we work ‘magic’ and that’s because we do. I’ve been in the

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Dice Tower

This was my summer of 2018 laser cutter project. (See my Roddy Piper Tribute on why I have to use the laser cutter at work.) I wanted to design my own dice tower, and I wanted it to be strong

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