The second grenade is finished, and the Instructable is up.
No final pics yet; I didn't quite make the light. All I've got is yet more lathe pics:
(I rather like this pic; it has the almost chiaroscuro simplicity of those old photographs of massive, well-worn industrial machinery).
Also begun the final assembly of the Holocron:
Yes: I use anything that's lying around as a weight while glue is drying.
I'm also making progress planning out (on paper) the system enhancements I'm making as an outside contractor to a local theater. At the moment I'm budgeted to improve the backstage monitors and the wiring of the Clear-Com intercom system, but I'm also trying to work up a scheme that will allow the various and varied users of the facility to play nice together, without having to pull wires and hook up the system uniquely for each user. A rack-mount mixer would do nicely, but where am I going to find a 10-in, six out mixer that meets my budget?