I love making things in many different types of media, such as wood, electronics, code, and digital fabrication like 3D printing. Keep up with my work on my YouTube channel and on Instagram.

latest maker blog posts

  • Ann Arbor Mini Maker Faire – Saturday, June 4, 2016 May 26, 2016I’m excited to share that I will be presenting at the Ann Arbor Mini Maker Faire on Saturday, June 4, 2016! This time around, I will be making several projects live, and shooting videos of the entire process, as well as showing examples of past projects and videos.  This year, the A2 Mini Maker Faire has changed ...
  • DIY Custom Pedalboard from Reclaimed Wood April 27, 2016Check out my latest project video, in which I built a custom pedalboard for my guitar rig using reclaimed wood. The main body is made from two reclaimed bed rails, which appear to be maple. The shelves are from several pieces of reclaimed plywood. I tried making a bowtie (aka butterfly or Dutchman key) for ...
  • Guest Interview on MakerCast, the Podcast for Makers March 4, 2016I recently had a great conversation with Jon Berard, the host of the MakerCast podcast. If you’re interested, take a listen to my MakerCast Interview. To say that Bill Van Loo is multi-talented would be underselling things. Though Bill has switched careers several times over, he is coming up on a decade of teaching. Bill works ...