Here’s a news story that FlaglerLive.com (a news group located near Flagler beach Florida) did on me and my Tricopter! It’s awesome! FLAGLERLIVE | SEPTEMBER 10, 2012 Find your Flagler: shot from Lucas Weekley’s tricopter earlier this month. (© Lucas Weekley) Lucas Weakley is the sort of repeat visitor to Flagler local politicians big on touristy spenders[…]Read More
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!
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
At this point all of the structure in the cave is complete and all thats left is to paint it. The base paint is a dark brown and then I progressed through an asortment of lighter browns. Stay away from black because that means that the formation is dead and won’t grow at all. Materials[…]Read More
Now it’s time to get the electronics integrated into the box. I first got the resistor soldered to the positive lead of the LED and then connected both positive and negative leads to two small diameter 3 foot wires. Then I finished it off with some heat-shrink to insulate everything. Finally I arranged the lights[…]Read More
In the second part of my project, I am getting ready to start putting in the clay. So what I did was to build up some areas by using foam core and hot glue. Materials used: foam core hot glue
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
I presented my cave and…… uh, just see for yourself.
After placing all the LEDs and feeding the wires for the holes are drilled in the back of the box and after plastering the inside of the box around the formations, I started to solder the switches and the battery to all of the wires to connect the circuit. I soldered all the positive wires[…]Read More
Now I am ready for the clay, but first I make a foam skeleton for the wedding cake and cave pool formations. Then I added clay to the outside to add texture and shape. I set the formations aside and start on the inside of the box. I cut sheets of clay and cover the[…]Read More
I am building a forced perspective box to house a project for science class that will be a diorama of a cave with many different cave features. What I did was make a box that is tapered ten degrees on the sides and the roof or top. The width of the wood was cut on[…]Read More