8 Hours. That's how long the project book said it would take to make the book case I designed my camera cabinet off of. Ha! I can't even count how many hours I've put in on this thing now - probably another 6 or so this weekend. I'm slow. I made quite a bit of … Continue reading 8 Hours
It has been a very productive weekend, and as I sit here on Sunday night I'm beat. First, we emptied David's toy box and took it out to the garage so it could get it's first couple coats of paint. It looks great already, and Ana still has lots of details planned for it remaining. … Continue reading Productive Weekend
In the nearly two years since I purchased my DSLR, I have accumulated quite a bit of stuff - lenses, flash, bag, cleaning supplies, etc. My current organization "technique" has been to keep some of this stuff in my LowePro Slingshot 200, others in another bag, and the remainder on my desk or in a … Continue reading Organizing My Camera Equipment
OK, just a few more words about my data backups. Last week I ordered a few Army Surplus, 30 Caliber Ammo Cans, they arrived today. What the heck are these for, you ask? Well I thought they could make a great way to transport and store the hard drives I'm going to be rotating off-site. So … Continue reading Ammo and… backups?
David has accumulated plenty of coats and jackets, the the point that it seems like they're everywhere. Last weekend I thought it would be fun to make something to hang them from. Well, since David enjoys hippos.... I started off drawing the little guy in PhotoShop Elements with my tablet... (wow, enough dust in there? … Continue reading Hippo Comes to Life
My next non-computer project is to design and build a toybox for David. I've put off actually thinking about the plans because I didn't feel like finding graph paper and a pencil, and I hadn't really looked for software to assist in the design. But this afternoon was going a little slow and I ran … Continue reading Google SketchUp