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"Chikok! Chikok!"

Z took the headlight (a torch/lamp you strap onto your head, not the lights at the front of the car), and was making camera sounds as she pretended to take pictures with her make-believe camera that was the headlight. 73 more words


Magnificent marble runs to make

Your kids can design and make their own magnificent marble runs with some simple things you probably have at home, including:

Recycled Crafts

Models for 'Bin The Bag' (another project by The Open Fort)

This job brief was pretty simple, allowing my creative eye, recycled material passion and my hot-glue gun to go nuts. As part of a series of street- based games, demos and activities to educate public on South Auckland’s… 108 more words


Game pieces for the Orchard To Lunchbox game

Recently I was commissioned to build some wooden components for an educational game designed by The Open Fort.

Using mostly 9mm birch ply / pine/ purpleheart and lots of jigs, routing, mitre saw cutting and pattern-making I built a whole bunch of mini apple crates, some delivery trucks, hand-held forklifts, apple trees, sorting trays, flagpoles, cash registers and more. 97 more words

Joinery And Carpentry

A Lighter Moment of Three

Please Take Me Home

I needed to smile today—this photo made me happy.  With apologies to K’lee & Dale. :)

K’lee & Dale’s Cosmic Photo Challenge: The Power of Three


Star Wars Phrase Game

I bought this Star Wars Phrase game the other day.

Here’s what the Hasbro web site says about it.

It’s the intergalactic version of the classic Catch Phrase game! 166 more words

Millennium Falcon

Life's no picnic

There are some things that sounds nice in concept, but less so in execution.

A nice picnic in Singapore is wishful thinking or lucky coincidence at best. 358 more words