My font clustering project (originally called Fontr) is now called FontClustr. If you found this page via a search engine, the page you want is probably one of the ones in the FontClustr category.
Archive for January, 2010
Something has always bothered me about fonts: I have to pick one alphabetically.
I have over 1200 fonts on my computer. Why am I forced to pick the perfect one by going through an alphabetical list? Not even the major font families (serif, sans-serif, condensed, cursive, fantasy, etc) are grouped together.
No longer. […]
There’s a big magnet on the back of your subwoofer. Here’s how you get it off.
What you choose to do with your own speakers is no business of mine, but for this project I used a set of speakers that had been destroyed by a failing MOSFET in a bass amp. The surge […]
A light misty rain produced these large drops.
I couldn’t resist the picture.
Back when I was in Scouts, everyone loved throwing wood on the campfire. There were only benefits to doing that: more flames to stare at, more warmth, and if fuel ever ran short, more chances to use bladed tools on wood. To discourage that, the Scoutmaster used to say “The white man makes […]
Also from December 2008 - a speaker cabinet for my truck. It beats trying to wire in good speakers to the crappy radio deck; this way, I put the amp under my seat and plug my mp3 player into it directly.
I made these 2 fruit bowls back in December 2008 by welding washers together.
This one was formed over a piece of aluminum that was originally intended to be a reflector for a ceiling light. It had a nice curve to it, which became the shape of this flat-ish dish.
For this rounded bowl, I used […]
This is the first thing I ever made by banging on hot iron: a hook, from an old lag screw with a square head. I squared off the threads a little bit, then flattened the head into a plate, then made the bend.
I felt pretty confident about the hook, so I made a heart […]