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We featured the meticulously-organized workshop that Milwaukeean Cindy Smith shares with her husband, Craig, back in March. Craig saw our recent human-powered lifting devices post and wrote in to share with us the custom snow-plow-tricycle he built for removing light snowfall from his driveway: Read more »

Craig Smith of South Milwaukee, WI, wrote in to share the progress he’s made on his homebrew astronomy rig: Since my moon photo was featured almost a year ago, I have a better telescope, a homemade tracking motor and some ok planetary photos. Saturn is currently on the other side... Read more »

Craig Smith, whose work has appeared in this blog numerous times (see links below) is at it again: My wife went to visit family this weekend. So left by myself, something geek-like is bound to happen. I started cutting and forming plastic sheets, assembling doo-dads and modifying my car. The... Read more »

Hive 13 member Craig Smith found a way to combine two hobbies with his Drinkshield, which contains both an alcohol sensor and a bunch of LEDs. Read more »

Craig Smith, whose clever projects have been featured in MAKE and Make: Online a bunch of times (see links below) has written in again to share his excellent X-wing mailbox. I made this so long ago, it is actually in need of weathering repairs and repainting. I never expected it... Read more »

Craig Smith of South Milwaukee wrote in to share his excellent hobbit door he built in his fence: At my backyard fence to the alley, I did something a bit different for the gate; A Hobbit door. The fence panels had higher and lower stringers added so the curved cut... Read more »

Craig Smith wrote in with a brush-cleaning setup he created: Did you know: (1) Most people buy the cheap disposable paint brushes because they don’t want to clean the expensive one-coat brush, or have been burned before by losing an expensive brush to improper cleaning. (2) Most people clean a... Read more »


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