Well... I got the barley crusher for christmas, so it was only a matter of time.
Of course, a person shouldn't be totally prepared or do everything right the first time.
My brother was over and we decided to crush some malt, just 'cause we could. Then he asks "Well what do we do next... and next..."...
We started about 6pm and finished before 2 am. Stovetop, 2 pots, a rectangular cooler "mash tun" without any retrofitting. The hardware store is closed at that time of day, so we mashed, drilled a bunch of holes in a plastic pop bottle, pushed the bottle into the mash, and siphoned from the bottom of it. (This was not the first thing we tried.) Laugh all you want, I think we made beer.
We did Ed Worts hause ale, more or less. I had cascade hops, one package without a marked aa content, and one marked at 3.5% instead of the 6% called for, also, without a scale to measure ounces the hop additions were pretty random. *shrug*
I'll let you know how it turns out!