I could quote Kurt Vonnegut about being and doing.
But I won't.
What I will say is that a shiny machine is a happy machine, and that to make something shiny takes effort.
[Note, some machines may be dirt-covered and bent, but their design or their intent is what sparkles and gleams.]
So, since I was old enough to wield a screwdriver, I've made things.
Some have been sensible, and some have not.
Here are some highlights.