Making the "Post-Imperial Shaker"
Here is a brief slideshow of how I built the Post-Imperial Shaker. The frame of the machine is built simply of 2x2 angle-iron, with 3/4” dia. supports for the axles. I used shaft collars welded to the supports to house the bushings and bearings where the axles rotate. The key mechanism here is the “crank slider”, a sort of piston which allows a rod connected to a crank (on the...
Open Make on Channel 7, with Me and Lollipops! →
This is channel 7’s report on the Open Make: Tools show at the Exploratorium on March 17th. A hilarious moment around 1:01 with me explaining in a nutshell why I build a machine to lick lollipops… http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news%2Fassignment_7&id=8630367
"Eating My Cake..." on the Daily Planet!
Check out my Lollipop Licker on the Discovery Channel’s Daily Planet! I love the unabashed innuendo towards the end; I think the hosts even made themselves a bit uncomfortable! http://watch.discoverychannel.ca/#clip647018