Video 11 Jul

A few of the Sumo Bots from this week’s Youth Immersion at the Crucible. Notice the black plates in front of a couple: these are to fool an opponent into thinking it has rolled over the board’s edge, which will cause it to back up. The kids came up with this strategy. Awesome!

Photo 27 Jun Mini threaded rod ends for my musical contraption! Ended up making these from 1/4” stock and 1/8” shaft collars.

Mini threaded rod ends for my musical contraption! Ended up making these from 1/4” stock and 1/8” shaft collars.

Photo 28 Apr The first load of stuff moved into my new shop in SF! Looking forward to bring a part of the creative community at Islais Creek Studios!

The first load of stuff moved into my new shop in SF! Looking forward to bring a part of the creative community at Islais Creek Studios!

Photo 26 Apr 7 notes Popular Mechanics came to Autodesk to shoot, among other things,the Manhattan Project! Look for us in July/August!

Popular Mechanics came to Autodesk to shoot, among other things,the Manhattan Project! Look for us in July/August!

Photo 23 Apr The Manhattan Project finished! Video coming soon!

The Manhattan Project finished! Video coming soon!

Photo 17 Feb Not very pretty, I know. But this is a proof of concept for a mechanical liquid measuring/dispensing device. You know what that means: cocktails.

Not very pretty, I know. But this is a proof of concept for a mechanical liquid measuring/dispensing device. You know what that means: cocktails.

Photo 4 Feb Testing out wedged mortise and tenon joints in steel. 94 degrees seems to win!

Testing out wedged mortise and tenon joints in steel. 94 degrees seems to win!

Photo 21 Jan The Corpse Reviver and I are getting ready for the Science of Cocktails evening at the Exploratorium this Friday! 
http://cocktails.exploratorium.edu

The Corpse Reviver and I are getting ready for the Science of Cocktails evening at the Exploratorium this Friday!
http://cocktails.exploratorium.edu

Photo 15 Jan And now my very first Waterjet part! This is just the tip of the iceberg of what the huge Omax 5 axis machine can do, but I can’t wait to drive into it. Not literally of course. That water is NASTY to the max.

And now my very first Waterjet part! This is just the tip of the iceberg of what the huge Omax 5 axis machine can do, but I can’t wait to drive into it. Not literally of course. That water is NASTY to the max.

Photo 15 Jan 3D printing my first parts! They are test parts for a small sculpture, two bevel gears and, for lack of a better term, a ‘petal gear’.

3D printing my first parts! They are test parts for a small sculpture, two bevel gears and, for lack of a better term, a ‘petal gear’.


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