Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Sundya Splinters

Moon Jars

I made a few Moon Jars for Christmas. I got the
glass frosting at Ace Hardware, The jars at Cost Plus, colored LEDs came from Radio Shack and the solar powered lights at Osh.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Got Pie?

Well a matter of fact I do. It came in the mail today and was sent from my Mama! Pecan pie is one of my favorites and it came in a cool lookin tin too.

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Noisebot gots guts

Noisebot got his guts wired up today

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Electro Minkey

Electro Minkey on the work table

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Martian Power

Martian Power!

Sunday, December 05, 2010

Flyin' home

Comin' in hot. I had a window seat on the sunny side

Thursday, December 02, 2010

Da Lane

Steamer Lane in Santa Cruz

Shattered Clouds

Another cloud picture using the hipstamatic Dali pack

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Sunridge Drive

Taken on my Mom's deck with an iphone using the Dali pack on Hipstamatic

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Pleasure Point Bench

A bench at Pleasure Point on a chilly November day

Santa Cruz Sun

A Santa Cruz sun on the side of building as seen from Hong Kong Charlie's

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Molly The Monster pug

Molly the Monster comes over for Thanksgiving 2010

Monday, November 15, 2010

Monster Shadow Puppet Parade

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Monster Shadow Puppets, theater and music made by Chongolio for the 2010 Monster's Ball on Kauai

Sunday, September 26, 2010

'Ol Crusty, a diddley bow for Vic

'Ol Crusty, a diddley bow for Vic. I threw this together for my friend's birthday. I made it with a driftwood plank, a chicken bone for the nut and an Aunty Lilikoi jam jar for da bridge. Beer cap rattlers screwed on the end for big time tamborine action.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Sugar Mill

Da sugar Mill has seen bettah days

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

More patina on the Punk Bow

More light turquoise patina added to the Punk Bow

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Good Morning

I stepped on this monster this morning. Fortunately, my dancing legs were working and I didn't get the bite

Punk bow progress

After adding the "rivets" I primed and started the faux patina on the Punk Bow over the weekend

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Friday, August 13, 2010

What are these things?

Anybody know what all these things are? Both the hole panel and the sockets would work nicely on a project I am working on

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Monday, August 09, 2010

punk bow progress (side)

Holes drilled in side of plank for the rivets. I used a illustrator to make a template to mark the positions where the holes were drilled

punk bow progress (top)

The plank for a diddley bow Atari Punk Console hybrid. You can see the tuning peg and the bridge mounts

Simon 2 case mod (front)

the front of a Simon 2 case that got a faux rust treatment and will house an Atari Punk console and maybe a four step sequencer circuit

Simon 2 case mod (back)

the back of a Simon 2 case that got a faux rust treatment and will house an Atari Punk console and maybe a four step sequencer circuit

robot toy case mod 1

robot toy disassembled, primered and textured with sand and ready for a faux rust paint job

robotoy (before)

Robot toy found a salvation army. I thought it would make a good Atari Punk Console case. Still messin' around trying to find some bends

Sunday, August 08, 2010

Waimea Canyon

Waimea canyon on my way to Kokee

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Plant power

This tree has grown through this hub cap and lifted it about 6' off the ground. You can't stop nature!

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

It's whats for dinner

I smell Kim Chee in my future

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Clouds formin' on a diddley bow

Clouds formin' on a diddley bow

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Light Graffiti

Messing around with shutter speed, exposure times and lights

Monday, July 05, 2010

Sunday, July 04, 2010

Saturday, July 03, 2010

Hidin' Cane Spider

This cane spider thinks I don't see him hidin'

cigar Box Ukulele # 1

grometted string guides, knife handle string tensioner, wood purse handle bridge with a coat hanger saddle

cigar Box Ukulele # 1

Dual piezo pick up inside the box

Cigar Box Ukulele # 1

The Whispering Box

Cigar Box Ukulele # 1

Neck, tuning pegs, frets and a bolt used for a nut

Cigar Box Ukulele # 1

grommeted sound holes

cigar Box Ukulele # 1

Beer cap volume knob