Tag: Homemade

Sometimes homemade is better than store bought. There's more character and soul to the finished product.

June 19, 2021
Campsite DIY Awning in Idyllwild | Stone Creek Yellow Post Sites | San Jacinto Ridge

My buddy and I wanted to check out the offroad trails near Idyllwild. We drove through Bee Canyon Truck Trail into San Jacinto Ridge Truck Trail. We set up camp at Stone Creek Yellow Post Sites and built out an awning on the spot. The next morning we drove through Black Mountain Truck Trail to […]

May 10, 2021
DIY In Car Mirrorless Camera Mount

I had an issue with my Sony mirrorless camera rolling around in the front seat when I drive around or go offroading. Unfortunately, I cannot pack the camera into my backpack as sometimes I need to take driving footage. I wanted a heavy-duty camera mount to not hold only the camera from rolling around but […]

November 30, 2020
DIY Hidden Gun Storage Furniture | Nightstand

I've always been intrigued with furniture that had hidden gun storage. It started when my buddy moved into a new place and wanted to leave guns around the house. He bought premade furniture from tactical walls that included a small lamp, a wall mirror, and hung up art. The three pieces blended pretty well and […]

November 30, 2020
DIY Heavy Duty Portable Fire Pit Using Scrap Steel

With Summer was coming to an end, my buddy was interested in a DIY fire pit for his backyard. We had a few ideas of how we wanted to build one but the price was a major factor to the design. A quick google search shows various ideas that can be a simple weekend project […]

July 28, 2020
Rebuilding a 1957 Airlight El Rey into a Bar -Updated 7/28/20

5/6/20 - This blog will be updated as we go along. A couple of years ago my buddy, Nathan, purchased his first home. As part of the deal, he negotiated to keep the existing trailer in the backyard - a California made Airlight camper/trailer. According to the internet, Airlight was a competitor to Airstream but […]

June 8, 2020
A DIY Smart Lamp with RGB LEDs

I pursued a project that was inspired by an Instagram ad. It was an RGB LED lamp that lit up the corner of the room. I decided that I wanted to replicate this lamp but with added smart features that allowed connection to Amazon Alexa and Google Home. With spare steel tubing from my bed […]

May 18, 2020
DIY Bedside Desk

After my relationship ended with my ex, I moved in with my buddy. My current living situation is a small bedroom for myself. All the stuff that I owned which previously fit into an 1800 SF condo had to go to storage. I've been working off my Razer laptop for a while now but I've […]

April 11, 2020
A DIY Leather Key Holder / Broken Keyring Fix

It's a Friday night on the day that Los Angeles decided to extend the stay at home order. The past few weeks have been agonizingly boring. Boring to the point where I start finding fixes to keep me entertained. Rewind back a few months. My roommate had started a new position and was given a […]