This is Michael's 'lab' where he produces his high voltage toys. The lab is upstairs next to the bedroom so we have to deal with the same hurdles/restrictions as the bedroom, such as the awful carpet and the mauve/purple Formica shelving. Mmmmm.
I have one more photo I might try to slip in later.
The silver globe on the floor is a Van de Graff generator, Michael's current project. The stand is the first cake stand for our wedding cake until we realized we'd cut it too narrow.
Mmmmm...I love power tools.
One day I'll take a photo of Michael reenacting the famous Nikola Tesla portrait where he's holding the giant lightbulb
Meters and regulators.
Neon Sign Transformers
You can see the Marx generator in the background.
I liked this photo better.
Control box built by Michael featuring a variac.
Yup, this is anal but I cannot tell you how much time this has saved trying to find the right screwdriver when Michael has his hands full and can't reach them.