Trimino

This is an exciting game made of 56 unique triangle tiles with a number on each corner, similar in concept to a domino (more about the game here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triominoes).

To ensure durability, as this was a gift to my kids’ elementary school and expected to last many years, I used hard maple for the tiles and gathered all my design and implementation skills, and mainly patience, to generate g-code that will make these 56 one-off’s.

Various projects

Few projects I made along the way, nothing unique, just fun work and results I am happy with.

Maple and Mahogany Tissue box

Toy gun

Swing

shower footboard

 large Maple box on wheels

Jewelry rack

2x4 wood cart with handbrake

 

 

Memory Eraser

This Neurological Short Term Memory Eraser was built for a film my son was part of in a summer camp. It is made according to MIB spec, an aluminum tube holding the battery and a strip of high intensity white LEDs. It works well except for a software glitch causing some people to lose entire memory instead of set period.

 Neurologic Short Term Memory Eraser

Handstand Stand

Made from Pine for young athletes, these stands are used for practicing… handstands.

 

DIY Electrical Go-Kart for kids

I guess I should,  and probably will in the future, write more about this project which took most of my time and effort in the past three months. The short video below is just an intro showing the final product in action.

Famous 5-board-bench

Again, for the kindergarten, this time they needed to replace some old yard benches and I went for the easy solution of the 5 board bench concept. Not a complicated project yet time consuming as I had to make four of these.

All parts are made of Pine glued boards held together with heavy duty long metal screws that will last long after the benches will become firewood.

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Building a wooden playhouse for kids

The movie shows the process of building our playhouse which is made of pine wood. It was built in our home garden not far from where it was finally located.