Category Archives: Stuff I made
This is a story about wallets and ambition, and this is my wallet: You can probably tell that it’s seen some service. It’s made from a bike map of Edmonton and packing tape. When the carefully flattened, creaseless base layer … Continue reading
But not anymore! I’m in the process of integrating this into my EDC, but I do forget it an awful lot. It’s a companion to the travel pen from earlier. It’s an old, damaged notepad faced with cardboard from a … Continue reading
I had an uncle who worked for the Canadian Department of Defense back in the 1970s. I inherited two things from him: my name and this suitcase. what’s in the box? find out below the cut!
I’ve been dabbling in leatherworking, and some of the results shoddy, some are solid but totally unremarkable, and some are almost worth talking about. Here’s a thing from the final category. Last year, I sat down, watched the Lord of … Continue reading
Syntactic pleonasms aside, check out my watch.I got a Casio Water Resist for free because a damaged one was returned to MEC while I was working there as a bike mechanic. The vinyl strap was torn, but the piece seemed … Continue reading
I had an eco-friendly recycled-paper pen that got wet. Now I have a travel pen. First part of my every day carry series.
I have a big trip coming up, and because I have compulsions I scarcely understand myself, it became important to have a folding toothbrush to fit in my toiletries pouch. I got a free brush from the dentist with a … Continue reading
This shelf is made from my actual childhood toboggan. The back half and one entire slat was destroyed in a crash, so I took it completely apart, cut everything nice and square again, sanded it, stained it and screwed it … Continue reading
Part one, of course, is the viking helmet.