Rubicon Trail Prep

Adding shelves in back seat for refrigerator, goal zero, cameras and gear in preparation of Rubicon trail trip with a group of jeeps so I get to go slow. Goal Zero Yeti 400 has 33ah battery behind it that will be chained for more capacity. Still have to install the switch between AC charge and […]

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Famous surfer dude on Christmas Day doing famous super dude things and water, clouds and trees

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Kitchen Table

Bamboo plywood, aluminum channel and some elevator bolts… For when you want a live edge mahogany waterfall table but break your elbow and don’t have the strength to build it.  Make something simple, attach aluminum C channel to bamboo plywood with elevator bolts counter sunk flush and call it industrial modern. The three section leg is […]

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GranTrusimo MC

Luckily we were not injured and as typical the responsibly party did not have insurance coverage. The state police loved the dash cam video. Had a car in lane to my left so could not swerve, the camera has a wider field of view than I did but check out the other car’s driver window […]

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I saved money by making it myself but it cost more.  16 antique patina lamp sockets holding G25 LED clear globes hanging by fabric covered wire.

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Some people are just accident prone, one thing they all had in common is they occurred when going slow, I seem to forget speed saves. Patellar tendon cut from pedal strike, a broken elbow from gong too slow and an air chair fight with my foot.  Luckily the bad stuff was pre smart phones.

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IKEA Hack – Floating Media Bar 

When your interior desinger gives you quotes of $4-5k to make a media bar… Get five IKEA upper kitchen cabinets with flip up doors and make an 11′ long floating media bar for a 120″ projection TV.  Add smoked glass on top to finish it off.  IKEA $572, glass $200, WingIts Master Anchor for Drywall […]

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Joshua Tree

Drive your two wheel drive sports car, by yourself, at 6am going from Las Vegas to Palm Springs and hit snow that covered the road later didn’t see another car entire time…don’t take your camera because you don’t plan to see anything interesting. Was an epic landscape.

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The PVC Speaker 

I thought I could design a cool speaker that was impressive looking (if you squint), that my spouse thought looked good (nope), that saved me money over buying comparable (nope) and sounded great (its loud).  Now it’s banished to the shop.

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Old people at EDC had their own section, we were in it with some friends

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Koh Samui 

Not many pics without us in them but the food was wicked at the Spirit House and Poppy resort was perfect.  The electrical grid, well it worked at least.

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Ko pha-ngan 

An outdoor hotel bathroom complete with a brown cobra kicked off an exciting week. While known for the full moon parties there is a remote tranquil part of the island that is the next best thing to Hawaii.  Thailand has many great destinations if we could pick a favorite this would be tied for the […]

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