From the monthly archives:

November 2012

SuperTruck: Foam Bed Cover Continues

November 27, 2012

  Did some carving today… Not Turkey, styrofoam! I took a look at a few different ways of cutting the foam. I started with a home-built hot wire cutter. It didn’t work as well as I hoped. I used a heating wire from an old electric space heater. That is a flat wire. It cut [...]

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SuperTruck: Flat Foam Bed Cover

November 25, 2012

Lately, I was getting a bit down on myself for not having more already accomplished on my Open Source Hybrid Truck project. When my friend, Tim, was over the other day, he actually reminded me how excited HE was about the project and that I need to keep working on it and keep blogging about [...]

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Grill-Blocks, Block-Heaters, and the EV Switch

November 24, 2012

Recently, my buddy Tim was in a collision, which wrecked his Prius. He bought a replacement – same make, model and year, but it didn’t have any fuel economy modifications to it yet. So, Tim and I made a date to work on upgrading our vehicles. Primarily, it would be specifically to make the cars [...]

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Things I know nothing about… Fiberglass!

November 21, 2012

What do I know about fiberglass? Well, next to nothing. I even called a few people I know that I figured must have done some fiberglass work before. And they hadn’t. I’d love to learn a bit about fiberglass. It’s a durable material, and I’ve seen so many cool things done with it, yet I [...]

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DIY Black Friday & X-Mas Sale!

November 21, 2012

Trying to find the perfect gift for the “hard-to-buy-for” special someone? How about the gift of D.I.Y.? Instead of supporting a mega-corporation by buying poorly-made consumer products, give your loved ones entertainment, skills, and hands-on learning through our DIY series of instructional DVD sets! Of course everyone’s budgets have been a bit tight these last [...]

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