Projects & Observations

Good Energy – Google Sheet Template

I’m currently reading the book, Good Energy by Casey Means MD and Calley Means that was just released this past week. It’s a refreshing and holistic approach[…]

Major Upgrade to Our Office Studio

While we’re only one year into our new offices, we’ve recently upgraded our hardware to create a smoother workflow. In this video, I discuss the[…]

3D Printable Feet for the Sachtler 0371A Tripod

At the MEDIAlliance offices, we’ve set up a video studio. And over the past few weeks, I’ve been putting together an upgrade to that space.[…]

Setting Up Our Ministry Studio

One of the fun challenges of the past few months with my new role as VP of Communications at MEDIAlliance International has been setting up[…]

Building My Blaster

Of all the projects I’ve ever made, I think one could easily be the most complex. MagSafe-like electrical connections, and tight tolerances to fit the[…]

Millennium Falcon Cockpit: Full-Sized Garage Build

In the process of relocating to Texas, our beloved Millennium Falcon Playhouse was destroyed. We were all really bummed out for months, but eventually we[…]

Millennium Falcon Playhouse – New and Improved Version

For the past year, my kids and I have been working on an updated version of their Millennium Falcon Playhouse. We started nearly from scratch[…]

Star Wars AT-AT Out of Foam Insulation

A few weeks ago, I had the fantastic opportunity to build a 17′ tall AT-AT at my church, Faith Promise. The sculpture is almost entirely[…]

Making Star Wars Props

Not sure why I’ve never mentioned it here, but for the past year, during the evenings and the weekends, I’ve been selling Star Wars props[…]

The Car Wreck

It had been a great day. A few weeks ago, my two oldest kids and I spent the day at Dollywood Splash Country, a nearby[…]

Halloween 2015

Once again, my wife, kids, and I dressed up in new homemade Star Wars costumes that I created over the last few weeks. Like before,[…]

Sith Acolyte Eradicator Costume

For several years, since I first started working on my Boba Fett costume, I’ve thought it would be fun to build a costume that would[…]

Millennium Falcon – for the Kids

After a bit of an intervention from my wife a few days ago, I have come to realize that I’m a bit of a project[…]

A Special Birthday Video for My Wife

My wife was having dinner with a friend, and while the kids and I ate supper without her, I had an idea for a birthday[…]

Paper Skull Mask

Since I’ve been pretty useless with the kids the past two years at Halloween, dressed up like Boba Fett, my wife asked me to do[…]

Dollhouse Project

For my daughter’s 9th birthday, we bought her a Real Good Toys dollhouse kit. Since she enjoys projects like I do, we assembled it together,[…]

Boba Fett Scratchbuilt Jetpack

It’s been a couple of years since I built my Boba Fett suit, but over the last few weeks I’ve been working on a jetpack.[…]

End-of-Year Project

Vance decided that he wanted to make a 5 foot long hammerhead shark, so… that’s what we made.

My Visit to Israel (Part 7)

This is the seventh part in a multi-post description of my recent visit to Israel. To start from the beginning, go here. We started off the[…]

My Visit to Israel (Part 6)

This is the sixth part in a multi-post description of my recent visit to Israel. To start from the beginning, go here. The morning of our[…]

My Visit to Israel (Part 5)

This is the fifth part in a multi-post description of my recent visit to Israel. To start from the beginning, go here. Another delicious breakfast in[…]

My Visit to Israel (Part 4)

This is the fourth part in a multi-post description of my recent visit to Israel. To start from the beginning, go here. The city of Jerusalem[…]

My Visit to Israel (Part 3)

This is the third part in a multi-post description of my recent visit to Israel. To start from the beginning, go here. Our third day in[…]

My Visit to Israel (Part 2)

This is the second part in a multi-post description of my recent visit to Israel. To start from the beginning, go here. Next up was[…]

My Visit to Israel (Part 1)

It’s been several weeks since I joined several other pastors from Faith Promise on a trip to Israel. Our time consisted primarily of visiting locations[…]

Tauriel – Fighting Elf Lady Costume Instructions

Both my daughter and oldest son decided that they wanted to dress up as Lord of the Rings characters for their birthdays. My son’s costume[…]

Bilbo Baggins

A few photos walking through the process of my latest drawing party illustration.

Working with Clay

One of my favorite things about my job is that I get to work on a very wide variety of tasks and projects. But, this[…]

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