Implementing [NSCell copyWithZone:] in Swift to Avoid Crashes in AppKit

Quick Summary If you add a Swift property to an NSTextFieldCell subclass and you may suddenly start getting random crashes! Implement an override of [NSCell copyWithZone:] that retains any properties to fix this: Gory Details... [read more]
Apple, Cocoa, Coding

How to Make Dovetail Drawers – DIY Kitchen Cabinets Ep 8

I’ve been pretty busy lately, but I am still working on my kitchen cabinets whenever I have time. I just finished the stage of making the drawers. My island only needs two drawers, so it... [read more]
Project Hutchinson, Project Videos, Woodworking

Apple’s iCloud Is Useless Due to Bugs

When I worked at Apple I was spoiled and got 200 GB of free iCloud storage. I never worried about dropping stuff in there because I had so much space. Now that I’m an outsider... [read more]
Apple

The Sad State of Logging Bugs for Apple

You find a bug in macOS or iOS. Something in the software isn’t working the way it should work. You decide to let Apple know, and head over to http://bugreport.apple.com and login with your Apple ID.... [read more]
Apple, Cocoa, Coding

Making Perfect Inset Cabinets – DIY Kitchen Cabinets Ep 7

Alright! Episode 7 of making custom kitchen cabinets. This is the meat of how to make inset cabinet doors. An inset door can be difficult to make, but I discuss how to start out with... [read more]
Project Hutchinson, Project Videos, Woodworking

Attaching the Face Frame – DIY Kitchen Cabinets Ep 6

Hey everyone! Episode 6 of how to make custom kitchen cabinets by following along as I build my own. I’m using basic tools to construct some awesome looking DIY kitchen cabinets. In the last episode... [read more]
Project Hutchinson, Woodworking
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Photography: Truckee Sunrise

    I have been snowboarding a lot the past few years thanks to my wife, Lexi, re-introducing me to snow sports. We had a Tahoe Local Vail Pass for two seasons, and that meant... [read more]
Photography

Making the Kick Area and Base – DIY Kitchen Cabinets Ep 5

Hey everyone! Episode 5 of how to make kitchen cabinets by following along as I build my own. I’m using basic tools to construct some awesome looking DIY kitchen cabinets. In this episode I make... [read more]
Project Hutchinson, Project Videos, Woodworking

Making End Panel Cabinets / Side Pieces – DIY Kitchen Cabinets Ep 4

Hey everyone! I’m building my own DIY kitchen cabinets in my home wood shop. I’ve already built and installed one portion, and decided to film as I build the island portion. In the last episode,... [read more]
Project Hutchinson, Project Videos, Woodworking

Making Face Frames – DIY Kitchen Cabinets Ep 3

Hey everyone! I’m continuing my build series on making my own custom DIY kitchen cabinets. I’m doing high end cabinetry and encouraging everyone to try making their own. In the previous episode I discussed Making... [read more]
Project Hutchinson, Project Videos, Woodworking

Making Plans from a SketchUp Model – DIY Kitchen Cabinets Ep 2

I’m building high end kitchen cabinets and want to show others how they can do it themselves! Here is episode two, where I discuss how to create your own plans from a SketchUp model.  You... [read more]
Project Hutchinson, Project Videos, Woodworking

Kitty Cabinet – SketchUp File Download

Hi everyone! I decided to upload the SketchUp file for my kitty cabinet. Download it for free: Kitty Cabinet.skp Check out all the posts on this short build: All Kitty Cabinet Posts  
Project Hutchinson, Woodworking
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Introduction for High End Cabinets – DIY Kitchen Cabinets Ep 1

I’m building high end kitchen cabinets and want to show others how they can do it themselves! Watch the introduction below in episode one. This video series shows how to build high end kitchen cabinets... [read more]
Project Hutchinson, Project Videos, Woodworking

DIY Kitchen Cabinets – The SketchUp Model

Download the full design for my custom kitchen cabinets: Kitchen v23 It is designed in a free 3D modeling program called SketchUp Make. Download SketchUp Make Subscribe to my YouTube channel to follow along as... [read more]
Project Hutchinson, Woodworking

Plug Bug: VW Transmission Disassembly (DIY Complete “Tutorial”)

I had a request to post a video of my VW transmission disassembly process. I’m by no means an expert, but I’m hoping this might help some other people figure out how to do it.... [read more]
Electric Bug

The Wind Can Sneak Up On You

Yesterday my friend Emmett came out on the sailboat with me to get the crab traps. There wasn’t a lick of wind, but it is always fun to be out in the ocean. The swell... [read more]
Adventures, Sailing

YouTube Copyright Problems with Creative Commons Music

YouTube’s automated song detection software is generally terrible, as I have gotten three or four incorrect violations in the past and the songs barely even match. However, in this case it was an exact match,... [read more]
General

Woodworking Table Saw Cross Cut/Miter Sled

I decided that I needed a cross cut sled to better cut big slabs. With an inlaid track I could hold down odd wood sizes and safely cut them. I could have easily designed my... [read more]
Woodworking
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Adventures of Corbin: (Almost) Stranded at Sea

Yesterday, I took the sailboat out to pick up my crab traps. There was a calm between the California downpours at Moss Landing but I could see the rains falling in nearby Monterey. I braved... [read more]
Adventures, Sailing

Photography: Big Sur Sunrise

On my last trip I brought my regular Canon DSLR and the Mavic Air. The drone can get in some spots that I just can’t make it to. The picture quality is quite good, especially... [read more]
Photography

Photography: Pelicans by the Coast

I’m not entirely happy with this photo, but I’m going to post it anyways. I don’t feel like there is enough going on in the entire left hand quadrant of the photo to make it... [read more]
Photography

Photography: Through the Trees

Like the last photo, I took this one while on a short trip down Big Sur. If you stop at some of the overlooks you can do short hikes and get some interesting viewpoints through... [read more]
Photography

Photography: Big Sur and Succulents

So, Lexi and I did a short camper trip down the coast and I brought the camera along. I took this with my Canon 5D.  For more details on what I use, check out my... [read more]
Photography

The Second Treehouse in 2000 – Interior Shots – part 10

Here I am with my velour sweater. I loved velour and I’d scour all the vintage and used clothing stores to find them. I’d buy them even if they were too big for me. I... [read more]
Treehouses
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The Second Treehouse in 2000 – Close Exterior Shots – part 9

More photos! Coming into the treehouse:     The back deck, with lots of plants starting to grow:
Treehouses

Utility Sink & Concrete Counter Top

This is an older project, but I’m going to document a few details and share the SketchUp file so other people can repeat it. I needed a small utility sink to replace a cheap plastic... [read more]
Project Hutchinson, Woodworking

The Second Treehouse in 2000 – Exterior Views – part 8

I’m still converting pages over. Here are a *lot* of pictures from back in 2000. It is hard to imagine that this was 18 years ago.
Treehouses

The Second Treehouse in 1999 – Furnished – part 7

I’m still converting old web pages from the late 90’s to a “modern” WordPress format. Here are some pictures from 8/26/1999! I had just tossed in some furniture and was planning to move in that... [read more]
Treehouses

Live Edge Oak Coffee Table

This table is for sale!  $400. Shipping is negotiable, but I prefer a local sale (Santa Cruz, or the Bay Area). Email me if you are interested (corbin at corbinstreehouse dot com). The table is... [read more]
Woodworking
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Woodworking Plans Organization

Hey Everyone! I’ve reorganized a lot of information on my site to make things easier to find. Here are all woodworking plans (SketchUp files) for you to download: Woodworking Plans by Corbin Dunn
Woodworking
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The Second Treehouse in 1999 – Before Move In Day – part 6

These are from 8/16/1999. The day before I moved into my treehouse. I spent about 5 years in the treehouse before moving out. It survived 10 years before falling to the ground.   
Treehouses

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