Corbin Dunn
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All posts in 2009

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Photography: Heatings’s Kills

Heatings’s Kills
Photography
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Photography: Red Truck

Red Truck Another picture of the truck in front of Cardrona Hotel in New Zealand. HDR from three RAW exposures. f/11, 1/50, ISO 100, 32.0mm. Canon Digital Rebel.
Photography

Photography: Gaelic Whisky

Gaelic Whisky HDR from three exposures. Closeup of the sign at the Cardrona Hotel in New Zealand.
Photography
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Photography: Cardrona Hotel Classic

Cardrona Hotel Classic HDR from three exposures of the Cardrona Hotel in New Zealand. Apparently a place that is often photographed.
Photography

Franz Josef Glacier

For Christmas 2009 I was at Franz Josef Glacier in New Zealand. I rode my kh36 out to it and walked to the top of a little mountain/rock: . HDR of the KH36:
Unicycling
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Photography: Mt Cardrona Station, NZ

Mt Cardrona Station, NZ. After driving down Mt. Cardrona there is quaint, and often photographed, hotel.
Photography
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Shoe Rack

I need a shoe rack that looks nice. I decided to design something pretty in Sketchup. Here is what I came up with while on vacation: The vertical side pieces have a slight curve to... [read more]
Project Hutchinson, Woodworking

Heli-muniing

Today was one of the best days ever. A bunch of us in New Zealand went “Heli-muniing”. For the uninformed, that is taking a helicopter to the top of a mountain and riding our muni... [read more]
Unicycling
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Coronet Peak, NZ

Today I rode from Queenstown to Coronet Peak. Here’s a shot of my geared KH36, with the road in the background.
Unicycling

In New Zealand for UNICON

A few days ago I left for a trip into the southern hemisphere, New Zealand. There is a big unicycle conference called UNICON in Wellington, which is at the bottom of the north island. I... [read more]
Photography, Unicycling
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Madagascar: HDR Town

HDR Town, Madagascar A cool picture, in that it looks like a mini-model. f/22, Canon digital Rebal, ISO 200, 3 shots HDR, 17.0mm
Africa/Madagascar, Photography
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Adjustable Unicycle Handlebar

I was never happy with the last handlebar I made for my KH36 road unicycle. It attached underneath the base of my seat, and despite it being carbon fiber it still flexed quite a bit... [read more]
Machining, Unicycling
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Tandem Unicycle Video – first time!

Here is a short video of me (in the back) riding the tandem unicycle with Jason. This was our third try. With practice, I’m sure we’ll be able to ride it.
Unicycling
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Building a Tandem Unicycle

My last post introducing my Tandem Unicycle originally started out with a step-by-step process of how I built it, but for some reason I lost the post. Here is how I made my tandem uni:... [read more]
Machining, Unicycling
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Tandem Unicycle

The Tandem Unicycle Project EDIT: Here are the tandem unicycle construction details for the makers out there. EDIT: A short video of me and Jason trying to ride it: riding the tandem uni. EDIT: For... [read more]
Unicycling
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Madagascar: Chameleons at Night

Chameleons at Night While in Madagascar Louise and I did two guided night walks. It was quite amazing, as you could shine the flashlight in the trees and chameleons would show up bright white. They... [read more]
Africa/Madagascar, Photography
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Madagascar: KH24 on Isle Saint Marie

While in Madagascar Louise and I did a short ride from Isle of Nattes to Isle Saint Marie and up the road a bit. The picture needs to be cropped slightly; you can see the... [read more]
Africa/Madagascar, Photography
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Zanzibar: Monkey Looking

Monkey Looking The red colubus monkey in Jozani Forest, Zanzibar off the east coast of Africa. Darn cute monkeys!
Africa/Madagascar, Photography
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Madagascar: Ring Tailed Lemur in Tree

Ring Tailed Lemur in Tree HDR from three exposures. Taken on 7/29/09 12:00pm. ISO 100, f/6.3, 100mm. Louise and I were treated to seeing a TON of lemurs in Isalo Park, Madagascar. This guy was... [read more]
Africa/Madagascar, Photography
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Madgascar Natural Pool

This was a great little oasis at Isalo Park in Madagascar. The area was called “Piscine Natural”. HDR from three exposures. f/22, ISO 100
Africa/Madagascar, Photography
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Custom machined cranks

I machined out one ounce out of each of my KH Moment 125/150mm cranks. I went with a big pocket, just like what I did for Joseph’s cranks. Hopefully they won’t break! I also tried... [read more]
Unicycling
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Aerial Cube

I just finished another project: the Aerial Cube. Louise and I saw the cube at a circus show last week, and I thought “Hey, I could make one of those!”, and Louise asked “Can you... [read more]
Circus/Cyr Wheel, Machining
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Massai Girl

Massai Girl in an East African Village 6/25/09, f/2.8, 1/1000, ISO 100, 200mm
Africa/Madagascar, Photography
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Blue Tree Software is now closed

Blue Tree Software, my shareware “company” that I have had for many many years is now closed. If you visited http://www.bluetreesoft.com you will be redirected to corbinstreehouse.com. I plan on releasing my flagship product, WallChanger,... [read more]
General
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Blog moved..

I recently moved my blog and website from one server to another (hopefully better, where I have less downtime, and no data loss!). My Pictures gallery is down, but let me know of anything that... [read more]
General
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First Machining Project: Vise Stop

Every machinist needs a good vise stop. Here is mine, 100% completely made from raw steel, except for the bolts bolting it to the vise (which are too long — I need to buy new... [read more]
Machining
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Milling machine tune up

My 1990 Enco Milling machine was starting to get quite a bit of shake at certain speeds. It has a variable speed head, and one of my friends, Bevan, recommended against getting the vari-speed, since... [read more]
Machining
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Baobab Trees in Madagascar with Water

7/26/09 4:42:01 PM. f/13. 1/200. ISO 200. 34.00mm with the 17.0-40mm Canon lens. Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
Africa/Madagascar, Photography
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MIG welder

I picked up a used MIG welder a few weeks ago. The thing is totally cool; MIG is the way to go (Bronson was right!). I already used it to weld a few little things;... [read more]
Machining
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Red Colubus Monkey

At Zanzibar island, off the coast of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. July 2009.
Africa/Madagascar, Photography
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Madagascar Motor Boat

(Blog restore) The boats in Madagascar generally have a regular engine that runs a pulley to the prop shaft. 1/60, f 7.1, ISO 200, 40.0mm
Africa/Madagascar, Photography

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