From the monthly archives:

December 2012

Pot Lid Window Knob

December 30, 2012

My youngest brother, Andrew, who is college age, is back from school for winter break. Seeing as how his college is about a five-hour drive away, he doesn’t exactly make it home every weekend, especially since he doesn’t have his own car. And since he’s a college student, every dime goes to books and classes [...]

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Holding it all together when it’s all falling apart.

December 14, 2012

I’m pretty sure the only thing really holding together my old pickup truck is willpower. Of the many reasons that I want to complete the SuperTruck project is simply that my existing long-range vehicle is starting to feel like it’s on its last legs. The list of little things wrong with it is long, but [...]

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SuperTruck: This is getting fun!

December 8, 2012

A while back, I was getting down on myself. I really wanted to make this hybrid truck project work, but had been getting bogged down in the typical stuff in life ya just gotta do, instead of making my truck happen. So, I started working on a flat foam cover for the truck, just to [...]

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Scavenger Hunt: Magnets and More

December 4, 2012

  Yesterday, I had a chance to run some errands, including picking up some components for my fiberglass over foam tonneau cover. The first stop was swinging over to visit Tom, to get some hard-drive magnets. I stopped by the computer recyclery and got a fist-full of the finger pinchers. Thankfully, most of them were [...]

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SuperTruck: Four-Way Foam Cover

December 2, 2012

  I did a little more work today on my experimental flat foam pickup truck cover. I had originally left the front (the cab end) a little long. I used my hand-saw to cut that end flush with the end of the bed. I pointed the saw right down the slot between the bed and [...]

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