Parts list for the crib

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Recently I shared the plans I’ve put together for Nano’s crib that I’m building. Before I could start, I put together a parts list for cutting the wood.   Slats 26 – 24″ x 1.25″ x 0.25″ (front and side slats) 12 – 32″ x 1.25″ x 0.25″ (back slats) 1 – 24″ x 7.375″ x 0.25″ (front fat slat) 1 …

Crib for Nano

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I’ve decided to bite off one last big woodworking project before our new baby (we call him Nano for now) comes. His crib! It’s a big undertaking. Probably the biggest piece of furniture I’ve made yet. Anyway, I’m looking for advice on the design before I dive too far in. Using SketchUp — the free and powerful CAD alternative — …

Ringo!

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We adopted a new dog! Ringo is a Scottish Terrier who is 9 years old. He is a trickster who has won over our hearts very quickly. Friday at first didn’t know what to do with him and slowly we have found them playing and sharing everything from beds (at different times) to food bowls (at the same time). Lots …

Around SXSW 2015

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Another SXSW has been survived! It was fun, exhausting and had many new memories to treasure. Still the Swag Queen with 21 shirts, many other treasures and t-shirts for the nieces and nephews and my favorite Hall kids. We had such wonderful weather the whole week it was just too tempting to take pictures of downtown and town lake.  

Wrapping Up SXSW 2015

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Why Is Spec Creative so Wrong, But Feels so Right?   Michael Griffith Dir of User Experience Bottle Rocket Apps Michael Griffith’s philosophy is simple, “All I want to do is work with cool people and build cool stuff.” Griffith has been designing new media for over 20 years and his understanding of information architecture, usability, accessibility and compliance sets …

SXSW 2015 Weekend

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Start with the Things not the Internet Ross Atkin Dir Ross Atkin Associates Ross Atkin is a researcher, designer and engineer with extensive experience in both industry and academia. In industry he’s designed everything from anti-terror street furniture for the US Embassy in London to vacuum cleaners for Dyson. As a researcher his focus has been on technology and disability. …