Friday, February 15, 2019

174 - Be Happy With Yourself

  • Happy Valentine's Day!
  • The word love and how we use it to mean a lot of different things.
  • Shop updates - making brackets for dust collection pipe, starting on a Thien chip collection baffle.
  • Brackets are 2x4s cut to shape.
  • Been watching The Office U.S.
  • Red Box is great, on average I think I'm spending half the advertised cost on movies.

Friday, February 8, 2019

173 - Autodesk Software

  • That scary moment when you have a deadline and things aren't happening as expected.
  • I primarily use Revit BIM Modeling software at work and I used to render 3d models in 3DS Max, both Autodesk programs.
  • 3DS Max is the most obtuse program I've ever used, and I'm good at learning new software.
  • How I've managed to create 3d renderings in 3DS Max while knowing practically nothing.
  • Revit rendering has gotten a lot better.

Friday, February 1, 2019

172 - Miami Vice

  • An incredible scene from S1E1 of Miami Vice
  • The Office U.S.
  • Putting together two differently sized cabinets
  • Dust collection updates

Friday, January 25, 2019

171 - A Restaurant That Didn't Go Above and Beyond

  • Went to a national chain restaurant.
  • The appetizer order was messed up, but fixed.
  • My wife has a gluten allergy. She stated as much and ordered a gluten free item.
  • The item was not gluten free. The restaurant comped her meal, but they should have. They didn't comp my meal, they didn't go above and beyond.
  • To maximize their return, should they have comped our entire meal?
  • Also, my run in with Enterprise Rent a Car where they DID go above and beyond.
  • While I'm  sharing stories, let's throw U-haul under the bus.

Friday, January 18, 2019

170 - Canceling Netflix DVD

  • Netflix DVD now takes 3x longer to deliver DVDs.
  • What are the alternatives to watch newly released movies?
  • Vudu, Crackle, Amazon, Youtube, iTunes Movies, Redbox, Netflix streaming
  • Streaming costs are $5 per movie.
  • Redbox kiosks are $1.75-$2
  • I canceled Netflix DVD and joined Redbox.

Friday, January 11, 2019

169 - New Year New Plan

  • Th New Year. I don't make resolutions, but i do think about what I want out of the upcoming year. 
  • I'd like to do more projects. Didn't do that many last year, comparatively. 
  • I want to be more content at my day job.
  • Want to post more concept projects. Hydraulic press, CNC router. Some projects don't get build or I can't afford them.
  • Favorite projects from last year - pitching machine, metal brake, Legend of Zelda Master Sword, Fortnite costumes, shop lighting upgrade
  • Projects for 2019 - the deck, work bench, dust collection, finishing shop upgrade, drift trike

Friday, January 4, 2019

168 - I'm Going to Disney World!

  • Took my first trip to Disney World
  • Shop update - still cleaning but I've started putting in the ceiling panels.
  • Back to Disney, a quick run down of what I did, what I'd suggst.
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