Swaying Arm Ghost

This is my version of a “Flying Crank Ghost.” I’m calling it a “Swaying Arm Ghost.” Many years ago, I knew I didn’t have the parts, patience or skills to build a true FCG with a motor, gears and wires, let alone a location to install it. Having made a... Read more »

Skittles Vodka

My housemates and I were planning a party, and we decided that an excellent drinking game would involve shooting all the colors of the rainbow. And thus, Skittles Vodka was born. Read more »

Duck Breast Prosciutto

Duck is a wonderful and versatile meat. This simple recipe for curing and drying the breast meat produces a ham remarkably similar to a good prosciutto but only takes about a week. This guide will cover all the steps to cure and dry the ham and some tips on eating... Read more »

Backyard Biodiesel

Biodiesel is vegetable oil (often used) that’s been chemically converted into a fuel thin enough to spray through a diesel fuel-injection system. No special equipment is needed to “cook” a small batch of biodiesel that will work in any diesel engine, from a model airplane to the family car. Read more »