Lived 12 years in Pittsburgh and the remaining in Palm Beach with random
adventures across the US, Canada, Czech Republic, Germany, Iceland, Belgium, and other
Have two awesome kids, Madeline and Julian...and a cat named Termite.
My interests include research and development, history, science,
medicine, gardening, traveling, and languages.
I was a machinist and computer programmer for the past 25 years.
I always wanted to be an artist, but that never worked out.
But it didn't keep me from trying.
I've published over 100,000 pages and been in numerous books,
magazines, television shows, and films.
The last few years of life have been spent relaxing with
friends...something I never made time for previously in life.
If I have one recurring theme in life, it is to pursue what
inspires me. Every dream I've had, I've accomplished. I
the only thing that stops people from living their dreams most
often is just a fear of trying.
Youtube movie: Nikola
Tesla System Of Lighting
A quick film of some lamps I created replicating the work of Nikola
Unlike normal neon lamps, these bulbs
contain no inert gases - they have only partial vacuums inside.
Some have two wires, others have one wire, and others are powered
Youtube movie: Nikola
Tesla System Of Wireless Lighting
I made these lamps to demonstrate wireless electricity.
principle was introduced by Nikola Tesla in 1892
as a novel way of lighting lamps without wires.
I used a similar
principle in the development of a new form of lamp contained in my first
video: Museum of Electrotherapy
Over two hour interview made by
Clive de Carle in England
Jeff and Astrid "Carve" Pumpkins using electricity
Quest For Kinraide
Short documentary I made on the restoring the
oldest X-Ray machine in the US
Christmas, and a fun way to light the Christmas tree...
All about Tesla documentary from Germany, excerpt.
Hanovia "Alpine Sunlamp"
Mondays with Jeff: UV and X-Rays
Snovonne Freezing Skin
Video shot in my former home in historic
Northwood with my ol' buddy Sno
There: Canadian TV pilot, excerpt.
Mondays with Jeff: Edward Ritchie's Compass and Induction Coil
Youtube: Monday's with Jeff: Predecessor's to the Quartz
Monday's with Jeff: Making a lamp using a vacuum pump
Z and El Mayor Classico Electricidad. I brought the electrical
Jeff and Astrid introduce the Electro-Mechanical Museum to WPBF
Youtube: OSHA VIP and Lead Electrical Instructor John
and Jeff Behary demonstrate electricity at the
opening of Jeff's art exhibit
Madeline and I
Madeline and I painting roses, ca. 2012...
1920s bank vault door I rescued and fully restored. It weighed
over 5000 pounds.
My hand as seen in a 1920s fluoroscope using an 1896 X-Ray tube from
Art in the form of reflections of liquid mercury in a Styrofoam coffee
X-RA*DI*ANCE Art Exhibit, thanks to Lita Tirak.
Original Kinraide Coil, left: One of my replicas, right.
Metal casting + electricity fun.
Pricess moment, John Cleese, Astrid, and her Holy Grail
A molten sea creature I made from beer bottles
Colour-changing vodka. It changes from blue to pink when you add
President Václav Havel, poet Pavel Zajíček
of DG 307
Some of my youngest inspirations were dissident artists of Prague.
Today I am fortunate to have spent time with many of them.
Bumi, Michele, Sarka
John Grizzy, museum curator and OSHA VIP lead instructor
The lovely Eva Turnová of Plastic People Of The Universe, DG 307,
She is an amazing artist, singer, author, and bass player from Prague.
I have one of her paintings hanging in my cottage.
Joe Carnation, awesome guitar player and singer from Prague, Plastic
People Of The Universe, JCB, Garage, and many others...
Joe is a great guy. Here we were hanging out in Toronto. The
menus are made from vinyls!
Snovonne, one of the most talented artists I know.
Her latest album has some art from the museum...
Kelly and Frank. Frank was my #1 competitor turned best
friend...Kelly is a new historian on the scene.
One of my favourite books.
RIP Mejla (13 years) and Io (17 years). Termite is still around,
being a Termite...
Meatfest, our local Pagan holiday
Salty Dogs Clint and Sam and Ace
Flo and Nicole one random day at Petanque
Amanda, Khaled, Gato, and crew...
Julian and Madeline
My closest friend, Astrid. The most beautiful girl on Earth!
Troublemakers in Las Vegas Neon Museum
My partner in crime saving priceless history our whole lives
Typical day moving pole transformers
S FL Science Center and Aquarium
Artist friends locally in Northwood
Craig and Renata, the most talented visual artists I know
Life is better with tiny trash pandas.
Pétanque is our jam! The greatest bar in Palm Beach.
Friends in the roaring 20s. Pandemics and great depressions