Valentine’s Day Glowing Pulsing Heart

I had gigantic plans of finishing up my LED Cube before Valentine’s Day.  I worked on day and night over Christmas break, but it just wasn’t happening.  I was on pace and then made an […]

Coffee Tub Bike Wind Protection

If there is zero wind, when riding a bike 20 miles per hour, a person feels the cold plus the wind.  I believe this is called “wind chill”.  The faster you ride your bike to […]

16 LED Christmas Tree With Shift Registers And Motion Detection

I’m lucky that Christmas has such a wide array of acceptable aesthetics. There are two things in life that I can cut out with a jigsaw and the ol’ lady still dig it and I […]

$50 Kitchen Table (Rustic)

My mom wants to buy a $3,000 “rustic” kitchen table.  I interrupted her to tell her that my crappy table cost me $50.  It’s made in pine.  Why?  More rustic!  This is some soft wood.  […]

Squirrel Feeder

Building a squirrel feeder is easy.  Just build a bird feeder and hang it up on your back porch.  It is now a squirrel feeder.  I’ve been tempted to electrocute the squirrels to death.  This […]

Tennis Ball Gun

Date: May 2017 I had big plans of putting a lidar detector in this thing to allow for fully-automated kinematics. Real life stinks. Someday I will go back and make this tennis ball cannon automatically […]

Battleship In Python 2.7

Battleship Python

December 2016 Python 2.7 – vPython Graphics Library While all the knuckleheads learning C++ were just getting around to for loops, our Python class had final projects of making a “video game”. Video game should […]