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Hot Air Balloon Lamp

Since I built the Triple Bunk Bed, I’ve felt that the ceiling lamp was not special enough next to it. Now was the time to get rid of that old IKEA lamp, and build something truly special. I think I made six different versions of the lamp, and ended up choosing the “hot air balloon”…

Leather Hair Barrette

Yet another valentine’s day is here. I decided to make something special for my wife and only use scraps I had in the workshop. I had a nice piece of very thick leather I got when I ordered a custom apron for metalworking. It is somewhere around 3-4mm thick. For the wooden stick I used…

Case for biometric security keys

We are using security keys for authentication at work, and I wanted to make cases for the most important keys we have. I laser engraved and cut the window for the case out of acrylic, and embedded it into a 3D printed case. Worked surprisingly well on the first try. The key used here is…

Laser engraved Christmas presents

As usual, the kids’ Christmas presents had been the highest priority for some time already before the holiday season started. I find it difficult to buy presents for the colleagues and family, unless you go with the safe options of a bottle of wine or chocolates. This year was different though as I had acquired…

Wooden Name Plaques

I’m working on the triple bunk bed I designed nearly a year ago and I thought that it required some personal touch. I designed name plaques for the kids, made from two layers of 10-ply 5mm birch plywood. The rear plate has the design + the “holes” of the letters, and the front holds the…