Clipper – Clipboard Text Editor for Mac

Clipper is a little app that displays the text currently in your mac’s clipboard and allows you to edit it and copy the results back to the clipboard. Produced mainly to patch a whole in Voiceover accessibility but it has its uses in other areas too.

Hifi Stereo Cabinet With Turntable Lid

I recently decided to go on a trip down memory lane and rebuild the hi-fi system that really helped to kickstart my love for audio. It was my first ‘new’ separates system – a major upgrade on the boomboxes and midi systems I’d had up until that point, and a departure from the vintage hi-fi……

Cherry Box

Finally found a use for the small leftovers from Project Cherry. I gifted a commemorative CD set to a friend and wanted to make a box for them.

Categorised as Projects

Oak Bowl

This blank was a lot bigger than I started, but a few incidents meant I had to turn it a few times to get the resultant project which is more of a snack dish than a bowl. I don’t particularly enjoy turning oak as I haven’t yet found a way to successfully turn it without……

Tulip bowl version 2

The very first bowl I turned was in Tulipwood. When I started out I was hesitant to try a thin rim at risk of ruining the project.

Categorised as Turning

African Walnut Bowl

African Walnut (Lovoa trichilioides) grows in West Tropical Africa from a relatively small tree, standing on average 30-46 m tall with a trunk diameter of 0.6-1.

Lime Wood Bowl

The Lime (Latin Tilia) tree, also known as Linden and (most commonly in the United States) Basswood, can reach a height of 40 metres and has a typical trunk diameter between one and two metres. The Lime wood species is unrelated to the citrus fruit.

Idigbo Bowl

This bowl was turned from an Idigbo blank. I’d never heard of Idigbo (Terminalia ivorensis) which hails from west Africa and is commonly used in joinery due to its durability and stability, and limited moisture movement.

My First Turned Bowl (Tulipwood)

Described as “the greenish yellowish wood yielded from the Tulip tree found on the eastern side of North America and also in some parts of China”. (Reference Wikipedia).

Roasted Poplar guitars

I had a request to build a guitar for gigging that wouldn’t be as maintenance-free as possible. While guitars are reliable instruments, they do need a certain amount of upkeep and this is especially so on the road.

DIY RIAA Turntable Preamplifier Circuit + PCB Files

A simple preamplifier for turntables equipped with moving magnet or high-output moving coil cartridges that you can build yourself using low-cost off-the-shelf components. Includes PCB files and a full parts list.

Lenco GL78 Turntable Restoration

A classic turntable gets a new plinth and some TLC

Mac Application To Convert Text To Audio

Converts text to spoken audio and saves the output as one or more .AIFF files.

Mediterranean Olive Ukulele

A tenor Ukulele with Olive wood top veneer.

SOV (Save Our Venues) Ukulele

A ukulele to raise money for the #SaveOurVenues campaign.

Ayous Strat

A budget-friendly Strat build with a solid African Ayous body and Eco Rosewood fretboard.

Quilted Maple Strat

An Ash body strat with quilted maple veneer.

Zebra Telecaster

An Ash body Telecaster with Zebrawood veneer.

SOV (Save Our Venues) Strat

A fundraising project to support the #SaveOurVenues campaign.

Oak Bur Telecaster

An Ash body Telecaster with oak bur veneer, string-through bridge and ’60s replica pickups.

Project Glacier, High-End Turntable

a high end turntable featuring some noteworthy and unique materials, intended to push the boundaries of what I am able to engineer with the tools and the means I have at my disposal.

Talking Spirit Level

Two talking spirit levels using the Arduino, MPU6050 and the Talkie speech library.

Black Arrowhead Strat Guitar

A Strat replica with arrowhead headstock design and black colour scheme.

Electro-Acoustic Tenor Ukulele

My first Ukulele.

Candy Apple Red Telecaster

A classic Tele shape in a classic Candy Apple colour.

Active Plinths For CHN-50 Speakers

A pair of active plinths for the CHN-50 speakers with inbuilt amplification and streaming

Flamed Maple SG, Black & Blue

A Gibson SG replica with flamed maple veneer and black and blue stain.