Scale model cockpit FPV

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 vintage motorcycles An Etsy portrait. Thanks, Danny.

Tequila Sleeve

tequila the champs
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

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

The Nothing Box

nothing box


Thunderbirds are go
Are Go!

Command Center

command center
Sweet assemblage spaceship’s bridge.

Four Drano’s

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

Toothpaste Aerosol

toothpaste aerosol
Aerosol toothpaste

What is finkbuilt?

Finkbuilt is the current iteration my personal web site. It is a place for me to share the fruits of some of my tinkering, as well as that of others. It is also place for me to post about whatever random bits of debris happen to float my way.

Who am I?

I currently work as a UI designer for The Walt Disney Internet Group in Seattle.

I am also a father of 2, and husband to 1. It seems that I am eternally remodeling our house, wrenching on an engine, or building something in my basement laboratory. This site is here to show you some of the intersting tidbits that shake out during my tireless pursuit of the perfect hobby.

Mostly, I sit at a desk in an office all day.

Here is a live view from my window:

smith tower live cam

email steve Steve Lodefink