Category Archives: Fresh Ideas

Fresh Idea Passive Pump Flipped

Take that idea and flip it around. Thomas Edison (an inventor with a great first name) wasn’t the first inventor to find a way to record sounds. He was, however, the first one to find a way to play them … Continue reading

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Fresh Idea – Dockside Tidal Power

Fresh ideas come along that might be worth a lot or a little; and some should be launched into the world because they may be needed now and shouldn’t wait for me to develop them fully. Sometimes, ideas have to … Continue reading

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A Second Step For ReCharging

One idea inspires another. I launched a kickstarter campaign to fund a coworks for Langley, WA. A perfect campaign would be launched with everything a perfect business needed. Perfection, however, is an illusion. Flip the switch and let the campaign … Continue reading

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Langley Coworks Kickstarter Launched

Fresh ideas are fragile. Fresh ideas require a fertile environment, which in America frequently involves money. I have a fresh idea for a coworking space, that might make such spaces work better in small, tourist towns like Langley, WA. Here’s … Continue reading

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Fresh Idea – Creepy Crawly Barrier

Fresh ideas, inventions that I pass along to the world. Maybe they already exist. Maybe they’re useful. Maybe they’re fun. As I type this, my neighborhood is experiencing our local version of biblical locusts. Our current scourge? Tent caterpillars. Tent … Continue reading

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Fresh Idea Living Picnic Table

Fresh ideas, inventions that I pass along to the world. Maybe they’re useful. Maybe they’re fun. Skip tablecloths and being careful with the tabletop. Make a picnic table that has a garden of groundcover for a top. Living roofs are … Continue reading

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Fresh Idea For Sale Sign Holder

  Really? I’ve got to be the one to think these things up? I’ve designed a sign holder that is less likely to attract bugs and is less likely to expose the paper inside to rain. My design is very … Continue reading

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Fresh Idea Passive Pump

Fresh ideas, inventions that I pass along to the world. Maybe they already exist. Maybe they’re useful. Maybe they’re fun. The Passive Pump is a one-way valve extended down to the nanometer level. A small flap constrained to only allow … Continue reading

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Fresh Idea Dancers Metronome

Fresh ideas, inventions that I pass along to the world. Maybe they’re useful. Maybe they’re fun. There must be some dance instructor, maybe all of them, that eventually tires of saying the same thing repeatedly whether it is 1-2-3, 1-2-3; … Continue reading

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Fresh Idea Electric Woodstove

Fresh ideas, inventions that I pass along to the world. Maybe they’re useful. Maybe they’re fun. An electric woodstove. This fresh idea is actually from a few years ago, but last night’s threat of snow encouraged me to write it … Continue reading

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