This weekend I have been playing with more Open Data and Maps using TileMill. Specifically I been trying to make a Bathymetric map of the Salish Sea (BC Coastal waters) A bathymetric chart is the submerged equivalent of an above-water topographic map. Bathymetric charts are designed to present accurate, measurable description and visual presentation of the submerged terrain. In an ideal case, [...]
I got some time on VHS’s laser cuter tonight and was able cut up the first version of the ornaments. They still need some work. The “P” and “O” look dumb with the inner section filled in. I left the filled in because I wanted to keep the strength up from the inner ring and outer ring. [...]
Today I designed a Christmas ornaments that I am planning on cutting on VHS’s laser cutter. The white sections will be cut first, followed by the red, leaving only the black left. I plan to put a small thread though the “O” of holiday…. As I write this I just notice now that there is an [...]
I tested a few different versions of the VHS Lighting Talk Challenge coins that I designed last wee. With the help of a fellow VHS member Richard (Nutters) we arrived at this design. I cut 30 of them, hopefully that’s enough for the entire night.
Why is everything so plain? As a web developer and programmer I found myself spending more time redesigning this site then actually making content for it. I’m on my 15th redesign so far, with none of them lasting longer than 6 months. Every time I finely get to a stage where I am happy with [...]
The flower plug was designed to allow the user to know when the bath water was just the right temperature by changing color from a light pink to a beautiful deep purple color. Once the flower is purple, it is safe to enter the water without the fear of it being too hot. You probably [...]