RFID Unlockable Proposal Box

Proposing can be a difficult for any man. Choosing a ring, finding the right time, having the confidence to know she’ll say yes. Coming up with a unique method of proposal is even harder.

Inspired by a friend who had done something similar (using GPS as opposed to RFID), I decided to create a puzzle box which required a number of contactless keys before it would open.

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Dungeon Master Screen

It’s hard to find an appropriate gift for someone who gives up so much of their time to prepare fortnightly game sessions including maps, plot-lines, characters, and villains; many of which go unseen.

So when our DM mentioned he wanted a screen, we jumped on the opportunity to make him one.

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Wooden Beer Caddie

Personalised gifts are tough. Making something for yourself is one thing, but making something personalised for someone else requires it to not only not be tacky, but also be better than something purchased.

I had seen a few beer caddies online, in various shapes and sizes. Some designed solely for laser cutting, other requiring an entire woodworking workshop.

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Wooden Wine Rack

Needing a out-of-the-box birthday gift idea for my partner, I decided a hand crafted wine rack would be the perfect idea for a wine lover.

However, having never built anything from wood more complicated than a wooden pencil case in Intermediate Woodwork class, I was a bit out of my depth.

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