Sep 17

Custom Knife Block

14316914_10154119250564888_9156062539987613271_n A few years ago, I saw this knife block. I don’t like wood, but this thing was beautiful. I asked my dad to make one for me, because he likes wood working, but he never had a chance to get to it. Time went on, and I kept thinking about this block. Finally, I decided to make it myself. I had watched my dad build things often enough to have a pretty good idea how to do it. It took me a little over a year, mostly because I’m lazy and got distracted with other things. If you’re actually committed, it should take a weekend, with glue time.

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Sep 07

Crossover Episode: Smart Mirror Build (Hardware)

IMG_20160811_115625Lots of TV shows will have crossovers where characters from one show visit a different show. Since I have two websites, I figured I might as well use them. I recently made a smart mirror, and here’s how I did it. This article will be about the physical setup. The article on my main site, chrisasbury.com, will be about the software. Oh. And like 99% of the credit goes to Joel Hawksley, and the people at http://smart-mirror.io/ .

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Feb 27

Riddler Umbrella

finalI know that an umbrella is more of a Penguin thing, and the Riddler is known for his cane, but I thought the question mark handle would be ideal for an umbrella. When I couldn’t find one, I decided to make one. This ended up being quite expensive. But looks amazing.

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Oct 23

Hangable T-shirt Art

12063655_10153351560704888_2319506272467950983_nI have a bunch of rare and/or signed shirts. Some don’t fit me. Others I don’t want to wear out. Thus, I decided to turn them into wall art. They only take 15 minutes or so to make. You’ll need a blank canvas for paintings, staple gun, scissors, acrylic medium, and a paint brush.

 

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Oct 23

Chalkboard Whiskey Decanter

12144783_10153345697719888_1984227313918844086_nRecently, I had an idea for adding chalkboard paint to my whiskey decanter. You’ll need primer, chalkboard paint, chalk, and a whiskey decanter. Mine is glass. I’m not sure if that’s a requirement, though.

 

 

 

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