Donkey Kong Arcade Machine: Control Panel

Donkey Kong Arcade Machine

My Donkey Kong Arcade Machine was inspired one cold winter night in 2016 by a pre- mid-life impulse to buy an Atari 2600. Like any true 70s child, my memories are steeped in Kuwahara runs to the local Mac's ...
CLE Cigar Box Guitar Build

CLE Cigar Box Guitar Build

CLE Cigar Box Guitar Build with Custom Maple and Walnut Neck My second cigar box guitar build utilizes a beautiful CLE cigar box with classic detailing. I like to let the cigar box be the 'hub' of the build fr...

Arcade Cabinet Graphics

During some conversation amidst my custom Donkey Kong Arcade Machine build, I referenced a fellow arcade lover and restorer over in Ontario named, Robert Fraser of RAD (Retro Arcade Designs). Rob asked if I cou...
9.8PUNCH RARE COROJO

Punch Cigar Box Guitar Review

Okay, so maybe it's a little biased to leave my own Punch Cigar Box Guitar Review, but I think there's value in this process. I remember my high school woodwork shop teacher would never grade our work. Inste...
9.8CLE 'EVE'

CLE Cigar Box Guitar Review

The CLE Cigar box build is my second full scale instrument project to follow after the Punch, 'Rare Corojo' build detailed here. Already, the build process is evolving as I refine my skills, approach and techni...