Major blackberry removal today. All the fresh dirt in the photo had 4' tall blackberries. 60" brush mower and loader with tooth bar made all that a 4h job.

Made test rafters for the playhouse today. Tried 6/12 and 9/12 pitches. Thinking 9/12 looks better.

Rain let up early this morning so today was a perfect day to grade a site for the playhouse and lay a foundation.

Building a playhouse with the kids. Might unintentionally be building a tiny house instead.

Really need to figure out a better chute for Big Chippin'. Filled the truck bed but dumped 6" of chips on the ground, roof, hood, ...

Bought a preheater. Reworking TQFP-100 with an exposed pad is a breeze now.

Today's trebuchet progress: frame mostly built. Need to work out pouch design and quick release.

Planning a trebuchet build with my kids. Started with some drawings and calculations.

SpiSpy bringup step 1: remove bios flash from motherboard and reattach via connectors. βœ”οΈ

Yes, the motherboard still boots.

Messy workbench as I assemble another batch of Mx. Shift USB-M8

Francine underwent a radiator replacement recently. With an aluminum radiator, electric fan, and her heater core reconnected, she's keeping cool even in stopped traffic on a hot California day.

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