I am curious about all things, sometimes to a fault. Not only do I like to know what makes something tick, one of my joys is figuring out how to fix, restore, or make it myself.
This blog is an extension of a webpage I built several years ago. I hope you enjoy reading about whatever project currently has my attention.
In a quest to get just the right sound for my O-gauge railway, here's eight chimes of PVC pipe being auditioned in the backyard:
On another fun note, the "steam" to power the octet came from a vacuum cleaner spotted on the side of the road this weekend. Since it only had a suction port, the motor was re-fitted to a different enclosure to act as a blower:
This setup has promise - my Valentine was in the the middle of the house & still heard it