Soft modding a couple of Playstation 2’s

Soft modding a couple of Playstation 2’s

After seeing Mr Mario's softmodding video I decided to dig out my old PS2's from the box that had as a kid and put some of the old hardware to use. At the same time I was definitely wanting to make these work with modern TV's as best as I can. I started with ordering...

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Cheap and dirty test bench

Cheap and dirty test bench

If you ever need a testing rig, rip apart an old PC case and build one. When I was looking at building some "ultimate" rigs based on each era 'Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows 7' I had a lot of parts sitting around that I needed to test together, test if they worked at...

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Custom Cards Against Humanity Storage Box

Custom Cards Against Humanity Storage Box

As did most people, around 2015-2016 I got introduced to Cards Against Humanity, one of the best party games ever. But unlike everyone else, I always go over board when I get into something new. So when I got hooked to the game a went a purchased every single...

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5 Xboxes for the price of one

5 Xboxes for the price of one

As part of an absolute jackpot of a score, I happened to show up at the local refuse station shop just as they put out all of the old Xboxes and Playstation 2's and managed to talk the guy down to $50 if I took the whole lot. I ended up with 5 Original xboxes, 6...

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Bringing some Nintendo’s back from the dead

Bringing some Nintendo’s back from the dead

At the start of my retro gaming obsession were a bunch of NES Nintendos. And like my usual self, I refused to pay heaps for them so I ended up buying 3 non functional NES's with the intention of repairing them all and selling two of them off. Little did I know the...

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Ultimate Superman / Batman Beer Pong Table

Ultimate Superman / Batman Beer Pong Table

This project turned out so well I just can't believe it was put together in a night whilst drinking too much bourbon and rum. How it started It all started when I wanted a beer pong table for my leaving party / birthday party. But I couldn't just have any old table,...

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Custom PCB’s with UVLED’s

Custom PCB’s with UVLED’s

Well I finally got fed up with ironing on PCB transfers and how crap the turn out. A bunch of eBay orders accumulated over a few years and i’m putting together a UV LED exposure box! I had seen a few of these online but no full instructions to do one. I wanted a...

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How to make a Spiderman Toolbox

How to make a Spiderman Toolbox

With the state of my little workstation I was in dire need of an all-in-one self contained storage unit. Everything at the stores was not the right fit or very expensive. The Planning A bit of doodling on a bit of paper and I figured out a way to get all the bits I...

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Road to the Ultimate Fuzz Tone

Road to the Ultimate Fuzz Tone

A long time ago I purchased a literal crap load of Russian and German Germanium transistors with the intention of build the ultimate fuzz pedal. The most elusive of all the pedals, they never sound like Andy from ProGuitarShop. The stash of Germanium's The fuzz...

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Repairing a 1980’s Tarini Road Bike

Repairing a 1980’s Tarini Road Bike

Just a small project this time. Picked up a $90 road bike off trademe. She needed a bit of TLC, all the bearings were shot, the bar tape was brittle and the tyres were perished. But $50 later and its back to its 1980’s glory. Before [ngg src="galleries" ids="49"...

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