Archives for 2007


March 5, 2007: Domino Thoughts Each domino will measure 18-½” x 9-¼” x 2-½”. The firms Plastic Lumber Yard and Engineered Plastic Systems can provide 3×10 boards of black, recycled HDPE. These will be cut into proper-size pieces. HDPE is a recyclable material made from, ironically, petroleum.… Read the rest


April 26, 2007: Labyrinthine Thoughts The more difficult-to-find materials have arrived. Steering wheels Steel rod for steering-wheel shafts Unengraved, stainless-steel petanque balls The maze itself will be constructed from a frame of wooden 2x4s supporting a 3/4″ plywood surface. Graphics will be spray painted (instead of applied by brush) to keep the surface flat.… Read the rest

Shoot the Moon

April 26, 2007 : Shoot the Moon The more difficult-to-find materials have arrived. White bowling ball Teflon tape I still need to choose which pipe to use for the control bars. May 17, 2007: Preliminary Plans The plans are almost done, except for details on the legs and the fake two-inch-diameter screwheads that hold the rods.… Read the rest


May 15, 2007: Seating Seating will be provided by three modified Playa Love Seats. The design that I created for Dangerous Games sculpts the ends of the original Playatech love seat and orients the back piece for better strength. See the love seats’ Dangerous Plans PDF.… Read the rest

Desert Test

Here’s the schedule for the pre-Burning-Man test: Tuesday, July 3: Drop off  and , leave , and arrive at . July 4: Leave , and arrive at . July 5: . July 6: More . July 7: Can you get enough ?… Read the rest