F I N K B U I L T

Scale model cockpit FPV

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cool scale cockpit video

Funny Zoo Snap

man enjoys elephant My wife noticed this in the family archives.

RC Nitro motorcycle racing

rc motorcycle Motorcycle racing in Lilliput.

Manned RC Multicopter

manned multicopter
Here’s an RC multicopter big enough to ride on!

Make: Talk 004

make: Talk 004
I had a fun time talking to Mark Frauenfelder in episode 4 of his new podcast, Make: Talk!

One Man Basement Band

one man band
I feel like I could be getting more mileage out of my right foot.

Liberty

liberty vintage motorcycles An Etsy portrait. Thanks, Danny.

Tequila Sleeve

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Champs sleeve

Wolf-Stelzer Book Lamp

Book Lamp
My friend Tess just made the cover of ReadyMade with her cool lamp design.

Tree Stump Bug

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Can this be for real? The design is so awesomely Thunderbirds. Via

The Nothing Box

nothing box

Thunderbirds

Thunderbirds are go
Are Go!

Command Center

command center
Sweet assemblage spaceship’s bridge.

Four Drano’s

drano
Watch the sink slowly, all but disappear from the design .

Toothpaste Aerosol

toothpaste aerosol
Aerosol toothpaste





Archive for the 'Art' Category

Make an Oil Painting

Saturday, June 2nd, 2007

I was so impressed that Linda had agreed to let me buy a 55 inch taxidermed yellowfin tuna to hang above the fireplace in our living room, that I changed my mind about it and decided on something that I knew she would really like. A portrait of the two loves of her life. I […]

Needle Anaglyph

Wednesday, May 30th, 2007

this image is set up for right eye RED glasses. Stereo nerds! Pull out your 3D glasses. After I was done photographing some dirt under my stereo microscope the other day, it occured to me that I might be able to make some 3D micrographs. I took one shot through each eyepiece of the microscope […]

Craft: Vol 2 on the stands

Monday, January 22nd, 2007

My testosterone levels have reached alarming highs over the past year, what with all this building of automotive management computers and fuel-injection systems, motor rebuilding, horsepower extraction exercises, and various other grease-monkeying that has been absorbing all of my liesure time.

1:3 Scale Ferrari 312

Thursday, September 21st, 2006

I‘m still trying to digest this one. Master model builder Pierre Scerri spent 20,000 hours building this 1:3 scale replica of a Ferarri 312 race car. I don’t mean just a nice model car, but an exact functioning replica of the real thing, in miniature. From Fine Art Models: This 1:3 scale marvel is the […]

Mutant Human Species Imminent

Tuesday, April 11th, 2006

mutant humans

Winner in ketchup contest

Monday, October 31st, 2005

Identity crisis thwarted. We have a winner in the Finkz ketchup label design contest…

The Albino Bowler

Friday, September 9th, 2005

albino bowler I snag the last classic albino bowler painting just in the nick 0′ time.

The Monkey Paintings

Monday, August 8th, 2005

monkey paintingIf you’re like me and don’t have a rich history of your aristocratic, paternalist lineage to display in your foyer in the form of heirloom oils, you can still mock those who do with one of these super-cool “monkey paintings”.

The accidental genius of Billy Arkell

Monday, July 4th, 2005

billy arkellExamining the primitive sculpture of Billy Arkell

Fine art giveaway continues

Thursday, June 9th, 2005

barrettHave a go at the finkbuilt estimation jar and win yourself an original Ken Barrett painting