Thursday, January 30, 2014

Fixing an airplane. In Antarctica

A good summary of the amazing 45 day effort can be found on Hackaday. The plane's cockpit and other parts were repaired following a non-fatal crash Antarctica.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Young Tinkerer: Fix Your Dishwasher

This 11 year old tinkerer fixed the family dishwasher for $1. Nice work!

Picture of bad control board from

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Fixing a floppy magnifier lamp

My dad (RIP) left behind an old, crusty, but good magnifier lamp with a floppy head that he'd shimmed with neoprene and paper. After the zillionth time the lamp head flopped down while about to solder a tiny electronic component, I decided to do something about it. Here's how I fixed it.