I love walnut

Few woods are as attractive to me as walnut. The wood is hard and strong, similar to oak, of which these woods are a not too distant relative. It is sublime for making furniture, also because of its beauty. The target was to make two closets of knee height from walnut. I made a design…

Sharpening board

After learning how to sharpen my chisels and planes with the scary sharp method, I decided to invest in diamond stones. Some time ago at the makerspace I saw some scrap oak with “help yourself” written on it, and as I still needed to build a holder for the three stones, I took some pieces and thanked in my head the anonymous donor.

Arcade machine – part two

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It is finally finished! My project is done. And I’m proud of the result. It plays more than 100 emulators, like Amiga, Arcade, Atari, Commodore64, DreamCast, Nintendo and more 10.000 total games. You can play games with two persons at the same time. It has two joysticks and twelve play buttons. Arcade games only work…

Gedraaid onderdeeltje

[vc_row content_placement=”top”][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”736″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]Voor bierbrouwers activiteiten van vrienden was een verloop van een dikke naar een dunne slang nodig. Die hebben we gedraaid. Het leukste v=was het Kartel wieltje (zie onze wiki). Dat maakt het helemaal af. Normaal vaak gebruikt voor handvatten en zo. Nu maakt het het verloopstukje antislip voor de slang…

Arcade machine – part one

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]A few years ago I came up with the idea to make an Arcade machine. But because I had the feeling that I am a bit clumsy making things, I never started with such a large project. Until two months ago I became a member of Makerspace Leiden. The machines that I can use…