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What To Do When Your Wallet Is Stolen

Someone broke into my garage, and while I was at the hardware store to get replacement latches and hinges, someone pinched my wallet out of my coat pocket. After cancelling the cards, ordering replacements, filing a police report and requesting … Continue reading

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Homemade Wire Brushes

Wire brushes made from bike parts. Continue reading

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People give up on Ikea furniture so easily

It’s kind of understandable. The pine is cheap, and if it’s not put together right it splinters and breaks easy. That works out for me because it means Edmonton’s alleyways are always full of straight, planed, unvarnished wood. Here’s a … Continue reading

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EDC: When you ask “what time is it?”, what does “it” refer to?

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

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EDC: More Aluminum Tent Pole Madness

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.

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Another Little Project

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

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