Durastudio by Kelley Graham

 


Fine art, filmmaking, photography (digital, medium and large format analog), permatecture, design-build, machinery, prototyping, fabrication, historic preservation, adaptive reuse, open source, privacy, data visualization, diy, arduino, deep process documentation (blah, blah, blah). In short, making dumb shite interesting. Absolutely no solicitations. Available for limited commission at this time. Call or txt. Use the menus to buy. Follow me on private social media https://faf.social/imklg

Making

 


A look into process and production. Use the menu to browse project pages. I find something I like, it gets dropped into the feed.

Permatecture Pro

 


Permatecture professionals address complex cultural and technical aspects of climate change including:

  • Is Energy, Food And Water Independence Possible?
  • What Does Sustainability Look Like?
  • Can We Live With A Zero Carbon Footprint?
  • What Would It Take To Leave No Trace?
  • Implications of Open Source Media Tech and Free Press
  • Do We Have The Will For Necessary Changes?

Permatecture professionals seek to tie disparate bits and pieces into a cohesive model.

Sheldon (Sebastian) Lathes

Good lathes. Attached files from http://lathes.co.uk and http://vintagemachinery.org. Thx!

Sheldon were based, originally, at 4258 North Knox Avenue, Chicago, USA, and made a range of machine tools including millers, shapers and lathes using their own as well as "Sebastian" branding. From the 1940s until the late 1970s the Sheldon name was used exclusively on the Company's smaller lathes which, during the 1950s, was consolidated into the following types:

Open Source HA Resources [WIP]

Cistern Bench

Deploy highly available and scalable server clusters. If you run a MariaDB (MySQL) galera cluster over a WAN, deadlocks are an issue. A misbehaving program will crash your backend. One solution is to move caching off the database and into memory.

Clustered and HA db services:

Camera Slider

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Programmable Slider. Integrated display. No phone app or such. Silent, light and durable. Can move heavy anamorphic rig. Seven basic camera movements.

  1. Pan
  2. Tilt
  3. Dolly
  4. Truck
  5. Pedestal
  6. Zoom
  7. Rack Focus

 

Open Source Audio For Audiophiles

Custom mounting Odroid-C2x2-Hifi2

Volumio + Odroid + Kinter chipped mini amps. Vintage passive and powered multi channel speakers. Adequate hardware for audiophile quality sound. I am enjoying Tidal hi-res audio streams and curated playlists. Open Source. Super fun! Call me to get your custom whole house system. FLOSS is always changing, I stay on top of the tech for you. Watch this page for new products and DIY resources.

It’s Not Frozen Music

 


Architecture is sometimes referred to as frozen music. <meh> It’s a great metaphor, but leaves me feeling, well, nothing. Everything in nature moves and changes. Frozen is dead. Frozen music might as well be a cave for all it has to do with a genuine experience of living space and place. Easy to say, very difficult to do.

Benchmaster Mill

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SoCal mid-century benchtop mill. They made all sorts of fun accessories. I have a Bridgeport M head...