Posts Tagged ‘design’

[ Sold ] For Sale: Vintage Gretsch Round Badge 14×14 floor tom in rare black/gold Anniversary Sparkle from 1960-ish. Condition: Fair (partially torn wrap) to Good (everything else). The wrap is shiny but has a section missing near the seam, opposite side of the round badge. The chrome is bright but has some micro-pitting. Drum…

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For Sale: RGB stickers! Got a new batch, 3” wide with adhesive on the back. $2.50 each, shipped. Paypal to eric@kingandsons.com or Venmo @Eric-King-177.

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Celebrating the release of the book “Resurrecting Bertha: Buying back our wedding car after 26 years in storage” by Rob Siegel. (Author-inscribed books available here.) This is my third book design for Rob Siegel, after “Ran When Parked” and “Just Needs A Recharge.” Each book contains a spread of fun pages (thanks, Rob!); the first…

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In honor of “May the Fourth” Star Wars Day, here’s a DIY family project from a few years ago. We wanted to overhaul our old cornhole set and settled on a “Death Star thermal exhaust port” design — with corn hole bags as the proton torpedoes. Make your own with this design! Download links below. These…

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The shirts (backstory here) are finished and have been shipped! Thank you very much to all who ordered; our subframe repair will start soon. Send us a photo of your shirt with your car, and let’s see how well the colors match–or not! Extra shirts from this print run are available here, along with info…

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UPDATE: October 1, 2018: Shirts are printed! Since BMW 2002 owners take their colors seriously–Verona, Polaris, Inka, Sahara!–we’re offering “factory color shirts.” Proceeds go to purchasing parts for our project car. Order here. As a designer, this was a really fun project. Thanks to everyone who helped us match paint colors to shirt colors. And…

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I designed the book “Just Needs a Recharge: The Hack Mechanic Guide to Vintage Air Conditioning” by Rob Siegel. (Author-inscribed copies available here.) It was a fun project, and as a bonus I learned a lot about vintage A/C systems. This is my second book design for Rob; here’s the first.

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Remembering another Winter Project from three years ago—and the day our dragon got its wings. It all started the previous weekend, when Cincinnati got a dump of snow. We (myself and our three youngest) built a big snow dragon by working five hours on Saturday and three on Sunday. We named the snow “mithril snow”…

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