Gene Mills

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Project M.A.M.E. 14 years later

Posted on 29 Jul 2017 in Projects | Comments Off on Project M.A.M.E. 14 years later

What is MAME, you ask? Well, if you’re as old as me, you probably spent a good portion of your youth (and weekly allowance) feeding quarters to these monsters called “arcade machines” in a generally poorly lit, dingy corner of the local mall or pizza place. I misspent my youth in arcades. Today the Xbox, […]

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Keg Box Planning

Posted on 01 Jan 2015 in Projects | Comments Off on Keg Box Planning

Opened the mini freezer and found this dent in the back. Ugh! Luckily Costco is good about these things and gave me a $25 credit. I wanted to keep it because I only need the front of the door to be perfect to shape the frame around it and after plugging it in and turning […]

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Bar Build

Posted on 29 Dec 2014 in Projects | Comments Off on Bar Build

Got a little more of the bar built over the holidays. Finished the base, side panels, and cut out the floor. Just need to start insulation underneath the keg box side before installing it. Also received my Haier upright freezer I’ll be using to cool things and test fit the floor.

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DIY Build a Bar in the Basement!

Posted on 22 Dec 2014 in Projects | Comments Off on DIY Build a Bar in the Basement!

I’m told if I document my ongoing projects in a gallery, I’ll be forced to finish them! So here’s the next one on the go! This will eventually be my bar in the basement with built in keg box and draught tower! Step 1 is to lay down the base!

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Goodbye Freenas..Hello Synology

Posted on 19 Dec 2014 in Projects | Comments Off on Goodbye Freenas..Hello Synology

So my DIY Freenas Box was humming along pretty steady when I had a power outage a few months ago. Since I wasn’t using it with a UPS (I know, bad idea), my Sickbeard configuration somehow got messed up and wouldn’t operate properly even after a system backup was restored. Searching around the web, I […]

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Long overdue update!

Posted on 17 Dec 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Long overdue update!

Wow, so much has happened since I’ve last updated. A move back to the East Coast, new house, new(but old) job and more updates just to name a few. First, I’m happy to say I’ve relocated back to my hometown of New Glasgow, Nova Scotia with my wife and have returned to my old job […]

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