DIY

For those interested in 3D printing, I wrote a book!

Over the past several months I have been working on something. I’ve touched on it a bit here and there in posts about writing a book. Now I can actually talk about it! The book is called Instant Slic3r. It is meant to be a beginner to intermediate level introduction to the software Slic3r, which … Continue reading »

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DIY perils, why whatever do you mean?

This weekend was certainly a full one. With the help of my parents, my father in the yard and my mother watching the girls and helping around the house, and Erin, I was able to get more work on the deck done. Forty nine, 49, 4 * 10 + 9, bags of cement were mixed, … Continue reading »

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Pick of the Day

So this last Saturday, before the rain here on Sunday, we performed a annual ritual around my house. That ritual? Going apple picking. We’ve gone several years running now, and it’s always been a great time with the family. We don’t go in for the corn mazes, or the other bits and bobs that many … Continue reading »

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More, of the Perils of DIY

So, as we last left off, I was having some professionals come over and finish the holes for the deck’s footings. Watching them work, and seeing them use the same auger (the third if you had been keeping count) that Erin and I did, made me feel that I made the right choice. They struggled, … Continue reading »

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