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Caster Car

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

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A toy car experiment, borrowed heavily from Tai Geng’s otto and Playsam’s Streamliner.

Two pieces of milled plywood and some modified caster wheels made for a pretty fast little racer.

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Robot Innards

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

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Crazy to think of all of the work that goes into assemblies that no one will even see.

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Bantam Tools Interview

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Bantam Tools posted a nice interview on my Magnetic Clock project and some other work I’ve been doing. Thanks for the press.

If you’re interested, take a look.

Robot Recipes: Iron Man

Friday, October 13th, 2017

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I can’t believe it took me this long to make an Iron Man Robot Recipe. Two cans, a few milled parts, and a nice powder coat paint job. I might make a couple more of these, probably put some lights inside.

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Milled Parts

All the milled parts.

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Maple Diamonds

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

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Milling some diamonds in maple on the 4 axis. Would that be miamonds or diaples?

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Jig for Glueing

Friday, May 5th, 2017

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I’ve done some scrap plywood glue ups in the past. And I’ve been happy with the results after they’ve been turned or milled. But glueing them at an angle has always a bit tricky. So I made a jig.

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All from scrap MDF, this guy lets me adjust the angel of the slant. I hope it helps me experiment a lot more with this technique.

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Polishing Tuna Cans

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

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Turns out you can polish tuna cans to a very high shine.

5 Pipe Holder

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

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I love when you can go from quick sketch to finished part in just a few hours. This milled delrin piece was originally intended to hold 1″ diameter PVC pipes in bundles of 5. But it became an interesting wheel as well. Just need to create new kinds of roads.

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Metal Inlay Experiments

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

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Been trying some metal inlay experiments. More to come.

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Octopus Toy Prototype

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

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Octopus Walk. Maple and spring door stops. Kind of a first pass at an octopus toy. The proportions are way off, but I wanted to see if there is anything in the movement that I liked.

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