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Man Zone Entrance Update

So this blog has ebbed and flowed between personal and business over the years, but one subject that applies to both work and play is our home basement. This space has hosted many late nights of renovation including some rather large jobs such as: rewiring electrical, rerouting air ducts and new PEX water supply. This same space has also served as …

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Laptop Wall Mount Design

Improving my home studio is somewhat of a hobby. I recently designed a custom laptop wall mount as shown below to reduce desktop clutter. When looking around for available products I found very few options. The best I came across was a vertical desk stand for Macbook Pros. The trouble with this design is it would take up precious desk …

Snowpocalypse 2011

So it snowed big this year. In fact it was a Tulsa record. 14″ of snow in a single storm. Fortunately we didn’t loose power or anything overly traumatic. We were trapped inside for almost three days (at present) before things even started to regain order. Schools were closed, roads unpaved and general shutdown for the entire city it seemed. …

Man-Zone Update

A much needed update on the basement. I’d been excited to get back to the basement project and finally made some time to do so. Since completing the electrical and partition walls I am finally getting the paint knocked out. I thought the “mid century orange” would give the room some life. It’s definitely bright but it makes the space …

What’s your Walk Score?

Where can you walk from here? This website will not only tell you what is within walking distance of your location but will also rank you based on their 100 point scale. Pretty cool if you are into Walkable Urbanism. Also, I respect this as a developer being that Walkscore has utilized Google’s content in a very beneficial way. I …