Willem L. Middelkoop MSc BICT
IT business owner, investor and software developer
Removing paint from a bike frame
Uncover the aluminium with chemicals and sanding paper
There is beauty in raw, unfinished material that is often hidden with superfluous layers of paint. I like things to be true to the nature of the material. My bike was painted black - not bad - but I wondered what it really looked like from a material point of view.
Creating a minimal iPhone stand
Routing oak wood for a custom fit
Today I created a minimal iPhone stand from oak wood. While it's much faster to buy one online, I wanted one to fit my phone horizontally, with its case on. I like minimal design, so I opted to machine a single piece of wood to get it done.