I am the ultimate geek, I have an scanning electron microscope in my living room and a cnc machine shop in my garage.
Retrofit of a 1986 Hercus CNC Lathe
Conversion of a Pentax k10d to infrared by removing hot filter from sensor and replacing it with a glass IR pass filter.
Construction of a laser cutter from stuff that was never intended to be a laser cutter
Rebuild of a 1942 Monarch 10EE lathe, arguably the best tool room lathe ever built.
Links to the first retrofit of my CNC mill and servo retrofit on my Monarch Lathe