Author: Chris

Turkey wood craft

Turkey Wood Craft – Free Pattern

This turkey wood craft project is a fun and festive way to kick off the holiday season. It can be made with any kind of wood, even plywood. I used a scrap 3/4-inch thick...

Bed Builder: Trevor Jessup

Trevor Jessup is a “hacker extraordinaire” in my Bed Builder Hall of Fame. He’s a relatively new dad of a 4-year-old boy, Lee. While browsing the Internet for interesting bed designs, he came across my IKEA...

Canary all-in-one security system

Canary All-in-One Home Security System

Meet Canary The all-in-one home security system you control from your phone. It’s built to learn and sends intelligent alerts with HD video and audio directly to your phone. Canary is an innovative alternative...

How to Winterize a Pool the EASY Way

How to Winterize a Pool the EASY Way

There is no reason to pay a professional to winterize your pool! You also don’t need an expensive cover or chemicals. I’ll show you how to winterize a pool the easy way for a...

vow renewal in bermuda

Vow Renewal in Bermuda

This is a little bit of a departure from my normal content, but it is a DIY topic, nonetheless! I typically don’t use home movies in my videos, but I’m making an exception to...

Parking Sensor Troubleshooting

The Problem “Check Parking Sensor System” was the big orange error on my 2012 Honda Pilot’s display. The day that the error showed up was the day our parking sensors stopped working. The button on...

Home Surveillance System Upgrade

My previous home surveillance system provided me four years of reliable service and it was still going strong. But after I helped my neighbor install a high definition Lorex system, I saw first-hand how beautiful that...

Why Upgrade your Surveillance System?

In 2012, I described my purchase of my first surveillance system as a “one-time investment”. I was, of course, referring to the fact that I wouldn’t have to pay monthly fees to a central...

Focusrite Scarlett Studio

This video is an unbiased review of the Focusrite Scarlett Studio – a professional 2-channel audio recording interface. I use a lot of voiceovers with my videos the Focusrite was a well-deserved upgrade. Product...

Natural Mosquito Repellent

Last month, I hacked my backpack blower into a Mosquito Bazooka to wage war on New Jersey’s “unofficial state bird”. In this follow-up episode, I use my mosquito bazooka to apply a natural mosquito repellent that...