Folding Dog Steps – Plans

Free downloadable construction plans for a set of sturdy steps that allow a large dog with mobility issues to have easier access to a vehicle. When not in use, the steps fold down to a size that can be carried and stored in the vehicle.

Steeptown in the Gorge

A 15mm scale diorama of an imaginary town made using Dave Graffam’s wonderful print-cut-out-and-glue cardboard scenery, a lot of balsa wood, and various metal alloy miniature figurines.

Sun Visor Hack

Instructions for project to adapt an extension sun-visor – so that it can be fitted to vehicles with very narrow existing visors. (Medium difficulty)

Model Locomotive

I remember steam locomotives from my childhood, and particularly watching them during many (seemingly endless) warm summer holidays spent around Hest Bank near Morecambe.

Steampunk Playmat

I play Magic The Gathering most Friday nights. I am not very skilled at the game, but I like the card designs and admire the artwork. I also like the “paraphernalia” – boxes, dice, playmats etc. So I decided to create my own design for a playmat.

Decoupaged Simple Box

Just to demonstrate that you don’t need to spend a lot of money to make a colourful and interesting personalised gift. I found a magazine for stamp collectors in a  charity shop for 20p. A plain wooden “chest” style box from “The Works” ready for decorating costs £2.00 Instructions: (1) Use a pencil to mark…

Steampunk Clock

The idea of printing out my graphic designs and showcasing them on real world objects is like a revelation – it’s a whole new dimension (literally!)