Musings

Another Project Update…

  • Workbench
    • Done and in use.
  • MPCNC Build – (check v1engineering.com for plans)
    • Table done
    • Assembly of sub-parts 95% done.
  • Storage area for the garage
    • Basic plan in place.
    • I’ve discovered I have a bunch of old crap to organize/toss out…
  • New desk for the old computer & work computer
    • Developing plans in Fusion 360
    • Really need a new computer… mine is from the 2004 era…
    • 3 screen monitor stand acquired…
  • Next artwork: Working title is “Monument”
    • It’s in process already, form cut and assembled.
    • Canvas panels being stitched in place. (Slow going because of other projects and C19 issues.
    • Stand designed in Fusion 360.
  • Leatherwork
    • Tote for wife – Complete and being used.
    • Journal cover for 8 x 5.5 in. planner
      • Encountered design issues while cutting leather; fixing before continuing.
    • Purse
      • Design about 80% complete in Fusion 360
      • Leather: 5oz veg-tan
  • Daughter’s Wedding Planning
    • Parametric designed trellis for my daughter… once her venue is set and the size of it is determined, I will just need to adjust the height and width… Fusion 360 should do the rest.

Weekly progress update

  • Workbench
    • Still need to nail on the 1/4″ plywood…
  • MPCNC Build – (check v1engineering.com)
    • Still squaring table – making a torsion box for the top.
    • Conduit rails being cut to size
    • Assembly of sub-parts ongoing.
  • Storage area for the garage
    • Basic plan in place. –
    • Need to get rid of unused stuff first.
  • New desk for the old computer
    • Developing plans in Fusion 360
    • Really need a new computer… mine is 15 years old…
  • Next artwork: Working title is “Monument”
    • It’s in process already, form cut and assembled. Canvas panels being stitched in place.
    • Stand for the next piece designed in Fusion 360
  • Leatherwork
    • Tote
      • Pattern cut
      • Leather:
        • 5-6oz oil-tanned pebble grain brown cowhide
        • 1oz glazed black goat for liner.
    • Journal cover
      • Design complete for a 8×5.5 inch journal
        • Extra – making it parametric to allow auto sizing depending on the original journal size.
        • Pattern printed
        • Leather: 5oz veg-tan
    • Purse
      • Design about 80% complete in Fusion 360
      • Leather: 5oz veg-tan
  • Daughter’s Wedding Planning
    • Parametric designed trellis for my daughter… once her venue is set and the size of it is determined, I will just need to adjust the height and width… Fusion 360 should do the rest.

Post Weekend update…

  • New Workbench
    • 1/4 plywood will cover the bench temporarily until I replace the 2x12s
    • Need to cut to size and nail in place with air nailer.
  • CNC
    • Table almost done but it’s not square. Working to fix.
    • Rails still need to be cut to size
    • Assembly of some parts underway.
  • Storage area for the garage
    • Basic plan in place.
    • Need to get rid of unused stuff first.
  • New desk for the old computer
    • Developing plans in Fusion 360
    • Really need a new computer… mine is 15 years old…
  • Next artwork: Working title is “Monument”
    • It’s in process already, form cut and assembled. Canvas panels being stitched in place.
    • Stand for the next piece designed in Fusion 360
  • Leatherwork… Practicing getting my skills up again. It’s been a while.
    • Purse for my wife – Pattern cut, oil-tanned leather bought, glazed goat for liner.
    • Journal cover for someone I’m mentoring – Pattern 80% complete.
    • Backpack for my son – He’s deciding what he wants and wants to help build it.
  • Other stuff
    • Parametric designed trellis for my daughter… once her venue is set and the size of it is determined, I will just need to adjust the height and width… Fusion 360 will do the rest.

Photos to come…