Tag: diy

  • DIY “I Voted By Mail” Stickers

    DIY “I Voted By Mail” Stickers

    I was disappointed that the San Francisco vote-by-mail ballots didn’t include one of those “I Voted” stickers. So I decided to make my own using some paper and tape (for a laminated effect). I really dig the result. As a matter of fact, I’d love to figure out how to get SF to include something…

  • DIY Youtube Tutorials Playlist

    DIY Youtube Tutorials Playlist

    I’ve recorded a bunch of tutorial videos over the past ten years and thought it’d be a good time to start compiling them. So I put together this Youtube playlist. Learn how to fix hats, twist yo-yo string, unshrink clothes, create music on your mobile phone, and more!

  • How to make mini-comics, my guide to cutting and folding an 8 page zine.

    How to make mini-comics, my guide to cutting and folding an 8 page zine.

    I love making comics and teaching others how to make their own. Lately, this experience has been so gratifying that I’ve decided to step it up a notch with workshops and tutorials. The easiest way to get started is with my guide, “How To Make a Mini-Comic” freely downloadable, which you can print at home and fold…

  • How to tighten a loose fitting hat

    How to tighten a loose fitting hat

    I picked up this stylish fedora at a yard sale without realizing it was slightly too large for me. It got to the point where I’d check the weather to make sure it wasn’t going to be too windy for me to wear it. It turns out you can use foam tape to tighten a…

  • DIY Darth Sweater

    DIY Darth Sweater

    I’m really happy with this quick sweater “hack” I made with an old crewneck sweater and child’s Darth Vader costume that I found at the thrift store. These costumes are really easy to find used, or you can buy one online. I didn’t do anything fancy, I just cut off the silkscreened chest piece from…

  • Homemade Fernet Jelly

    I recently gave Christine a copy of Cooking with Fernet Branca, a silly book about a biter writer who has to suffer the unpleasant company of his neighbor. The book isn’t actually a cookbook, but it does contain some rather adventurous recipes. In fact Christine just made chocolate fried mussels from one the very first…