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Jack Daniels / Boo Hoo!

September 13, 2012

Well, the bad news is that the DIY Hybrid Pickup Truck Project is NOT a finalist in the Jack Daniels Independence project. BUT! The up-side is this project was never dependent on some long-shot of winning some money in a contest. No sir-ee-bob! This project is happening….. It would just be a little easier with […]

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Laser Contest Runner-up

January 24, 2011

While the recent big excitement was winning in the Instructables/Craftsman contest, there was another contest I entered as well, also through Instructables. This contest was sponsored by a laser-cutter company. The Grand Prize being a laser cutter worth about $7000. Well, the final judgement has just been announced…… and I’m a runner up! Looks like […]

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Um…(gulp) I Won?

January 2, 2011

I have been waiting with baited breath for the results of the INSTRUCTABLES Craftsman Tools Contest. A couple times a day lately, I have been checking my e-mail and viewing the contest page on the web site. Nothing. Zilch. No updates, no e-mails from them. Today, I checked back in on the contest page at […]

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Hybrid a contest FINALIST!

December 29, 2010

Checking back in on the status of the Instructables Craftsman Tools contest, I was pleased to see that the project is a finalist! To be fair, they have 30 finalists, 15 picked by public voting, and 15 picked by the judges. Still, just to be part of that is pretty exciting. I gotta say, I […]

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