Yearly Archives: 2014

It’s in the (flasher) can


Here’s a trick that has been around for a while, but it’s a simple way to help to maintain the original appearance of your vintage car. Old electrical parts do fail after a while – this Niles thermal flasher can … Continue reading

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The Volvo Deluxe


This project brings so many of my interests together – creative repurposing, mid-century modern design, vintage car audio, electronics, woodworking, and metalworking. The features of the Volvo Deluxe ShifTone Radio: Volvo SR-2120 AM/FM radio from a boneyard 240 Volvo EQ-101 … Continue reading

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The Test Mule


I’m not sure exactly where the idea came from. I suppose it is like most others, a tiny little grain of a thought gets stuck in your head and layers of ideas form around it. There were quite a few … Continue reading

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Long Time


Wow. Has it been that long since I’ve posted? I certainly haven’t been sitting on the couch, eating bon bons and watching Oprah. I moved to a new house (believe me, I have a lot of heavy crap – just … Continue reading

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