Sketch Robot: Eyeing the Competition

I've been spending most of my free time these past few days researching existing concepts for drawing robots, exploring different unique methods, and narrowing down the scope of my project to something that could actually be realized. I've found quite a few different ideas floating around out there, some with obvious design issues, but many … Continue reading Sketch Robot: Eyeing the Competition

Construct Project: Improving An Amazing, but Flawed Large-Format 3D Printer

Construct Projects are things that I have worked on while employed at The Construct, the makerspace at RIT. I officially work here as a lab manager, but among my many roles, I am also a WebDev, Graphic Designer, Systems Engineer, and even a  Carpenter!  We’re a small space with a small budget, so many of … Continue reading Construct Project: Improving An Amazing, but Flawed Large-Format 3D Printer

Construct Project: Projector Screen on the Cheap

Construct Projects are things that I have worked on while employed at The Construct, the makerspace at RIT. I officially work here as a lab manager, but among my many roles, I am also a WebDev, Graphic Designer, Systems Engineer, and even a  Carpenter!  We're a small space with a small budget, so many of … Continue reading Construct Project: Projector Screen on the Cheap

Modifying a 40 year old bicycle to support sequential shifting

I have a 1970s vintage Raleigh Grand Prix, which I used to use to commute between my apartment and classes/work. It's served me well, but after being stored for a few months in a humid basement, it was really  hurting. I avoided taking any pictures of the bike at this point, but believe me, it … Continue reading Modifying a 40 year old bicycle to support sequential shifting