Quirky Projects. Quirky People.
Some Neat Projects We've Done

Silicone Mold for a D20 Die Cake

Friends wanted a wedding cake shaped like a D20 die. We made a 3D model of half a die, printed it in PLA, created a silicone mold, baked the cake, and covered it with fondant cut with a 3D printed cutter.

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Motorized Rotating Christmas Tree Stand

This rotating platform, designed to fit the base of an artificial tree, rotates 3 times per hour and brings power to the tree through a slip ring. Made from wood, 3D printed gears and motor mounts, a gear motor and skate bearings.

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36 Hour Autonomous Boat Building Challenge

We tried to modify an RC boat with a GPS and software to have it be self-driving. Many of our projects take way too long; for this one, we limited ourselves to one weekend, no matter what. It didn't work, but it was fun and we learned a lot.

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Life Imitiating Art: Heart Tattoo Circuit Board

My friend had a tattoo that looked like a circuit board. I made a real circuit board that looked just like it, but actually works!

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3D Printed Shishi Odoshi Japanese Fountain

A 3D printed fountain based on one I saw in a Japanese Garden in Portland. My first attempt at making something that moves water.

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Rocket Ship Treehouse

Rarely does building a treehouse require welding, grinding, painting, riveting, bending, crimping, plumbing, brazing, laser cutting, sound design, printed circuit board fabrication, 30,000 lines of C code, distributed network protocols, sewing and embroidery. Ours did.

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Stuff We Sell

34-LED Light-Up Bicycle Ornament

A fun, light-up ornament for the cyclists in your life. Originally inspired by a friend's tattoo!

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Arduino Keypad Shield

A 16-button keypad with all the software and mounting hardware to make adding it to your Arduino project a snap.

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Arduino PC Joystick Shield

An Arduino shield that lets you quickly and easily add old-style (DB15) PC joysticks to your sketches.

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IKEA Duktig Stove Battery Saver

A circuit board that increases the battery life of your Ikea Duktig Stove to years. We also sell replacement buttons.

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