Wile E. Coyote Dummy Gelunde Ski Jump

 

The Dummy Gelunde Jump is an annual event at Ski Apache, where contestants build a dummy on skis, point it down a slope with a huge ramp at the bottom, give it a push and cross their fingers. Similar dummy jumps can be found at other ski resorts like Mount Sunapee and Mission Ridge. The specifications and judging criteria vary, but most will require only 2 skis be used and will reward creativity, height of jump and distance traveled or proximity to a bulls-eye.  Continue reading “Wile E. Coyote Dummy Gelunde Ski Jump”


  Elfie Hat

 

This was the first year I’ve been away from family for Christmas. I wasn’t able to get enough time off to make the trip worth the high cost of holiday-season flight tickets, so I settled for visiting remotely via Skype. I knew for a while that I would want to do this, so I started building a hat that would allow me to visit, cook breakfast and open gifts, all hands free. 

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Venny, Vidi, Vici 

It seemed fitting that the first project I post about would be the BVS mascot, Venny. It was late 2015 when I decided I wanted to create a blog to display and talk about my projects. I also wanted to be able to direct people to it easily and so I started sketching a business card while I was at work. I was thinking about a name and image that would convey creativity but also be visually interesting. The idea of a brain being “milked” came to me and just like that, Venny was born. Continue reading “Venny, Vidi, Vici”