Author Archives: itfarmer

Ike’s Upgrades

I’ve been working on Ike, my toy robot project for awhile now, and I’ve made some serious progress. What once started as a concept is starting to really show itself as [..]

Arduino Projects, Ike , , , ,

Pruning and Soldering

The last few days have been bitterly cold, but before that, our winter was fairly warm. Since it has been cold enough to put the plants into a [..]

Grapes, Ike, Pruning , , ,

Project “Ike”

I recently purchased a toy robot from a co-worker. The robot is a RoboSapien V2, produced by Wowwee, but this robot was worn-out, and I purchased him knowing [..]

Computers & Electronics, Ike , , , ,

Restoring Antique Furniture

I’ve been working on an X shaped bar for several months now. The whole project was an evolution of ideas, starting with the desire for a more open [..]

Furniture, How To's, Tools , ,

Building Bar Stools for My X

My brother had a kitchen table and four chairs that he no longer wanted, and since I liked the pattern in the backs, I took them home and [..]

Building and Construction, New Ideas, Other, Tools

Getting Started

It’s taken a good deal of effort, but I’ve finally gotten my Glass Etching setup enough to begin frosting and etching. I’m still a few pieces of equipment [..]

Glass Etching

Building a Blasting Cabinet

I’ve been investigating how sand blasters work in order to speed up my learning curve. You see, I haven’t saved enough yet to purchase the required equipment, and [..]

Building and Construction, Glass Etching, How To's, Tools , ,

New Direction

I’ve still been picking Tomatoes and Potatoes, but I’ve posted lots of pictures of them in years past, so here’s something a bit more interesting: Glass Etching. It [..]

Glass Etching, Tools

New Garden

This year has been hotter and drier then any other year during which I considered myself a gardener. Before I began growing my own food, I really didn’t [..]

8N Ford Tractor, Climate

Changing As I Grow

This years garden has been bittersweet at best. I’ve been blessed with an early abundance of most crops, which ended when the rain became irregular. I now venture [..]

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