The Silicon Valley of China.

A glimpse into the hardware giant that is the city of Shenzhen and how it came to be.

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Quadcopter (will update as I go)

Recently I have become interested in flight/aerodynamics and while my¬†schooling is oriented in mechanical design, it doesn’t really delve into this realm of knowledge or¬†design of aerodynamics, unless I Continue reading

CNC Machines Part 1

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One of my previous jobs was to program and run files on a pair of CNC machines. These machines were pretty cool, they would take a little bit of time to setup but they were amazing tools to get to use. I was part of a program at my college that produces guitar kits. These kits consist of all the materials to build a guitar, including the pre-cut body neck and hardware. You can check it out at guitarbuilding.org. My job was to design procedures and software to produce the body’s and necks of our existing and new guitar styles. At first we only had a small CNC machine made by the company ShopBot. Continue reading