Main Project Report 2017 Part 2: Windmill

In the end, I would say that I am very happy with how my windmill turned out. I thought the finished item really looked authentic and matched the countryside aesthetic…

Main Project Report 2017 Part 1: Windmill

For my project, I decided to try and make a windmill with a classic countryside aesthetic. It was modeled after old windmills that have stood for hundreds of years, and…

Final Stretch: Windmill

For the remaining time left to work on my project, I will have to assemble the fan blade section and configure the windmill so that the air will rotate the…

Construction Timeline: Windmill

For my windmill project, I am just starting the building process after already acquiring some of the materials. I would like to complete most of the building itself before the…

20th Century Design Movements: Windmill

For my windmill project, the main aesthetic I was attempting to achieve was an old countryside aesthetic. Windmills were invented several hundreds of years ago, and used to mill grain…

Design Review: Windmill

For my project, I am building a miniature windmill to put in my backyard. The windmill will be approximately 4 to 5 feet tall, and will look like the classic…

Top 5 Constraints: Windmill

The top 5 constraints to my windmill project are as follows: Aesthetic: I want the windmill to have a classic look, like the ones that are commonly seen in the…

Main Project Inspiration: Windmill

For my final project, I am going to build a miniature windmill/wind turbine. I was inspired by those large farms of wind turbines that are frequently seen on country roads.…

Skills and Aspirations: Jack Wheeler

My name is Jack Wheeler and I am a mechanical engineering major who will be graduating this May. I have lived in Colorado for most of my life, and I…

Upcycle Final Report: Tennis Racket Guitar

Design Process For my Upcycle project, I constructed a guitar out of leftover household items, such as a tennis racket, a block of wood, and some L-brackets. The original inspiration…

Design Loop: Recycled Guitar

The design process for my homemade guitar is almost done and I have started taking measurements for a more precise model. When first starting out with the project, I drew…

Upcycle Progress: Recycled Guitar

For my Upcycle project, I am going to attempt to build a guitar out of spare materials laying around the house. I have always loved playing the guitar and rock…

Aesthetic Explorations: Cell Phone Design

Cell phones have become a ubiquitous part of modern life. Most people in the United States own one and they have become a crucial part of communicating and networking, as…