Midnight Woodworking


Maker Fair 2015

I haven’t had many shop projects lately that were worth posting about, but that may change shortly. I have a few projects in the pipeline that need to be designed, then I can get rolling again. I may have to take some time to clean up the shop first…


I had a long day Saturday. I took my wife and youngest son Adam to the Maker Fair in New York. Five hour drive up, eight hours of walking, then the five-hour drive home. Long Day!

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Adam had a blast, and I think his Christmas list has just grown…

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Nothing like a Lamb Gyro for breakfast. Surprisingly, no line at 10:00 Am…

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Nobody would play drums with this guy, so he built his own robotic drum set. He didn’t sound too bed until he started singing.

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Homemade octo-copter drone. I want one…

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Adam got to meet R2D2, but that other kid kept running in front of me and I couldn’t get a good picture.

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You could remote drive a Mars rover.

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Adam found the biggest 3D printer that I have ever seen.

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Lots of homemade quad-coptors.

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Hover craft made from half a shop-vac, a piece of ply-wood, and lots of duct tape.

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Human scale giant Mouse Trap game.

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Belt sander and other power tool racing.

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A hydro-ponics home kit.

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The Lego booth.

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It is not the uniform that makes these police men look cool, it is the Segway on steroids.

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Not a lot of woodworking going on, but we had fun exploring. I might have to start working some electronics into some of my projects…

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