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Pick Punch Review

on Friday, October 29th, 2010

The Pick Punch is a great gadget for guitar, banjo, mandolin and other stringed instruments that require a pick for strumming. If you can’t figure out what purpose it serves just by the name and image, then you have my permission to skip this review. Everyone else, click through for more info.


Build Your Own Harry Potter Whereabouts Clock

on Sunday, February 7th, 2010

If you are a Harry Potter fan and are mechanically inclined, you can make your own magic Whereabouts clock like the Weasley family owned.  The clock in the picture is a one-of-a-kind creation, built by a man who was inspired by a conversation he had with his sons – yes, the magic in Harry PotterRead More…

Brondell PerfectFlush -- Left button: whole flush; Right button: half flush

Brondell PerfectFlush Review

By: cobinrox
on Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

I was in Greenland a few years ago and fascinated by the multi-choice toilets which allow the “consumer” to flush using either a half or full tank of water, the idea being to conserve water.  The capability was built into the commode and I thought that was a really cool idea.  Meanwhile back in theRead More…


More Junk to Hang Off Your BackPack – But It’s YOUR Junk

By: cobinrox
on Monday, January 25th, 2010

I bumbled across this on Lifehacker: Make Photo Necklaces, Earrings, Magnets and More Using Shrinkable Plastic.  Make your own zipper pulls, earrings, nose rings, key chain fobs, dog collar fobs, cell phone fobs, wine glass fobs, e-reader fob, blah blah blah.  The technique involves the “Shrinky Dink” shrinkable plastic from waaaay back in the day,Read More…


The FaucetLock by Flow Security Systems

on Monday, November 23rd, 2009

This morning I was taking a shower when I noticed a drop in the water pressure.  We have an old house, and this always happens when someone turns on the water somewhere else in the house – but no one else was using any water.  After a couple of minutes, the water pressure returned toRead More…