Posts Tagged ‘making stuff’

Triumph Coat Hooks Made from Motorcycle Pegs

Second version of the MotoLady footpeg Coat / Helmet hooks, this time old Triumph pegs!

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Making Stuff: Footpeg Coat Hook

Since I’m finally at the point where I can cut, weld, and grind metal… when I was inspired to make a coat hook this weekend, I did so. I can’t even describe how excited I am to finally be able to do some of the weird decor and art projects I’ve had on my mind for years. My welding isn’t perfect, but it’s getting better with every go. Anywho, on Saturday I made a coat/helmet/whatever-you-want-it-to-be-for hook out of an old foot peg… it even flips up.  Here’s the [rather short] process.  Starting with an… Continue Reading »

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Learnin’ Tools & Makin’ Stuff

So now that I’m at Cerberus, a real shop with real tools, I’m learning the in’s and out’s of each machine’s purpose, building techniques etc. the best way I know how… by making stuff! When I was a kid, I did crafts constantly. Between my early affinity for MacGyver and my family all being proponents of art projects and encouraging general creativity, I’d always be making something out of something. Whether is be mud pies, drawing horses underneath my mom’s kitchen table (it took her years to notice), or building paper mâché… Continue Reading »

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