Liz Update 4/6

I am still on a good schedule to complete my project on time. I have all the materials that I need to complete the build. I have prototyped assembly, LEDs and arduino coding. I put together a small prototype that looks good and is functional. I used a small amount of pillow stuffing to create…
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Update April 8th

I’m still sorting out supplies for my project. Getting real nervous about this coming together, what I have tried up to this point has been incompatible with the other components. At this point I’m going to continue brazing my lugs to tubes, but if I find the strength isn’t to a suitable level I will…
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Update 04/06

This week has been an impressive week. I finished all the soldering and programming for my infinity mirror. The coding for ardurino was much simpler than I thought, since I just needed to download the code online and apply them into the board. For next week, I am planning to do some final paint work…
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April 6 update

I finally tracked down the wood I need!!! Hard rock maple! It will arrive tomorrow and I can finally build my design. The wood will be 7 layers or 7 ply, with grain cuts along the width, length and diagonal for durability. The glue I have decided on on Titebond III wood glue. It is…
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Swing Bike Update 4/6

Due to obligations outside class and a need to alter my design a bit, progress has fallen back a bit, although still well within range of the buffer time I integrated into my schedule. What I did do this week though is make that change in my design, become familiar with the tools I’ll need…
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Update 4-6-16

There has actually been some fairly substantial update to my progress. Have settled on a design that is elegant, as well as simple Have planned out how to make the frame (still depends on a few material choices for the main container later) Frame will be made of wood and secured with dowels, screws, glue,…
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MIDI Drum Pad Update/20th Century Art Movement Inspiration

My Teensy just arrived in the mail today!  This will allow be to start doing some of the coding that will be included in my final project.  The Teensy uses the mBed platform for coding, so I may need to freshen up on the syntax for this platform, but I’m pretty confident I’ll be able…
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