Flying a kite with a GoPro attached at Ormond Beach. This was an 8 min video that I sped up 600%
Every Fourth of July, my parents, brother, and I drive up to my grandparents house to celebrate the holiday. Well when we light off firework it can be a bit dangerous, so I made this… This is my home made electronic firework detonator. It is built into a Pelican Storm case and the panel in[…]Read More
Chris Gammel and Dave Jones, Two EE’s, put on this “radio show” every week which is fantastic and any Maker, Hacker, EE, etc. should check it out at http://www.theamphour.com/ and at iTunes.
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJBdCEaEEz4 After having built several air cannons I wanted to make a special one that does a certain task, like shooting nerf darts. In the video, that is a nerf dart going through a hard Tupperware container. That little foam projectile made a clean entrance and exit hole!
For a school project we had to build a car that an egg could fit in and survive some pretty rough battering. My teams design won and survived a 10 pound bowling ball being dropped on it from a hight of six feet. This is what it looked like after all that:If you would like[…]Read More
Imagine you are headed to Florida for new land. When you finally find your spot there is nothing there. You have no house to live in so you begin to construct a temporary home for you and your family. When you are done you have a very small building that resembles a shed, this will[…]Read More
Here is a recent video I did at Ormand Beach with a kite and my GoPro. Some more details will be posted shortly.
It was recently mothers day and I wanted to make my mom the best present in the world. So since I have a 3D printer I went to Thingiverse and found the Heart Gears by emmett and printed all 8 pieces (which took about 4 hours). The video speaks for itself, and my mom loved it.
On Thursday October 14th I was featured in the local paper. Here is the newspaper article from The Star Banner, www.ocala.com, about my Eagle Scout project. Scout’s project aims to refurbish part of history By Andy Fillmore Lucas Weakley selected an Eagle Scout project he hopes will inspire others to reach for scouting’s highest rank,[…]Read More
The building is finished, Yay! With a total of 216.5 man hours of nailing, screwing, cutting, grinding, scraping, cleaning, painting, and more cleaning, my Eagle Scout Project, the Historic Temporary House Renovation is complete. Here is before and after pictures: I am also happy to say that I am now an Eagle Scout! If you[…]Read More
The projectiles on the far left are actually shot out of the cannons 1.5″ barrel, except for the end cap which is screwed onto the end of the barrel, after the barrel has been filled with water, to make the cannon a giant water gun. The tube in the middle does not get shot out[…]Read More
I was interested in a project I found in my Make: Magazine call the Beetle Bot (The parts list and instructions for this project can be found in Make: volume 12, page 140) so here it is.Afterwards I decided to use the schematic and make my own version. Unfortunately, the schematic for the Beetle Bot[…]Read More