Archive for the ‘Finished Project’ Category

Cam Shaft

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Cam Shaft

Just milled a cam shaft out of delrin. Been meaning to make this part for some time now.

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Building Bumpers

Monday, October 24th, 2016

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Putting together a system for a window display. The area is incredibly tight and we need everything to ride on a rail. We also need some bumpers to prevent everything going off the rails. Cobbled this guy together from some nuts, a bolt, washers, and a rubber stopper.

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Video Sculptures

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

Video Sculptures

Just finished two walnut pieces for a Gabe BC video sculpture. Glued up the walnut blanks, then turned them round, then on to the 4-axis CNC for some milling, then back to the lathe to finish it all off. Video screens fit inside and original content will be running on them soon.

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Utility Belt

Friday, September 30th, 2016

Utility Belt

Whipped up a utility belt for my nephew’s birthday. The buckle is made from milled aluminum and delrin. And the black pouch is filled with Legos. What do you carry in your utility belt?

Utility Belt

Utility Belt

Robot Recipes: Captain America

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Captain America

I made a couple of Captain America inspired robots for my nephew’s birthday. They don’t do much, except stand up to major punishment and promote liberty and justice for all. Just like Cap.

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Moiré Pattern Clock

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

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Made a quick prototype for a clock mechanism powered Moire Pattern kinetic sculpture. Laser cut some cardboard (back of a yellow legal pad), painted it black and white, fitted it to an off the shelf clock mechanism.

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Utility Belt Workshop

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

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I taught a utility belt making workshop with Kate Hartman the other day. A lot of fun.

First step is actually make a belt: strap, buckle, clip, tri-glide, and do a little sewing. Next, we’ll add electronics and gadgets.

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Weave Through Tri Glide

Buckle and Clip

Milling My Own PCBs: Knylon

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

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Finally got around to milling my own PCBs. I’ve been wanting to “formalize” the Knight Rider/Cylon LED circuit (I’m calling it Knylon). I did the CAD through 123D Circuit and the milling with the Othermill. After a few iterations, I have something I really like.

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Good Job Minions

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

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It was her birthday, and she wanted Minion Robots. So she got Minion Robots.

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Turned Scepter

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

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My students turned this amazing scepter. Everyone made a small bit and they all screwed together.