9/22/2022

This week I officially started work on the Golf Cart. I began my sketch on a lever, that will engage a motor attached to the steering shaft, allowing the golf cart to be automated. the idea is that when the lever is pushed the opposite way, the belt will loosen, disengaging the motor by moving…

9/15/2022

This week in shop I have been learning how to use the milling machine with a project guide in the form of a turners cube. A turners cube, is a cube that has two circular pockets of different sizes on every side of the cube. In my case, my cube is 1.25 inches on every…

9/1/2022

We are back! My senior year has officially begun and it is now time to reorganize ourselves, and start figuring out projects that we want to do. This year, the shop is buzzing with activity with all of the added people, and it is surely something that everyone will have to get used to. Thus…

6/13/2022

This last week in shop I finished my Cardboard Canoe, the Queen Ant’s Voyager, and participated in the Cardboard Canoe Race 2022. Overall I enjoyed the race, and enjoyed the process, even if we did not win the actual race. However, we did win the design competition! Our boat was declared the best looking boat…

6/3/2022

This week in shop I continued progress on the Cardboard Canoe for the Cardboard Canoe race. Later today we will be viewing one of our competitions for the race. Currently, we have started waterproofing the boat with Polyurethane, a waterproofing agent. Besides applying Polyurethane, all we have left to do before the boat is done…

5/20/2022

This week in shop I have been working on a Cardboard Canoe for Medford’s Cardboard Canoe race on June 12th, at Wrights Pond. We still need to finish gluing the sides, and cutting another layer of the floor. However, we are going for an ant themed boat, due to the amount of ants that accidentally…

4/7/2022

This week in Robotics we have come across a problem with my current project. I have been working on a project called a zoetrope, which is a board that spins with items on it (in my case, 3D printed flowers) with flashing lights directed at it. The combination of the spinning and flashing creates the…

10/19/2021

Hello! We have started the next school year, my junior year! So far this year we have created safety guides for the machines in shop (I created one for the resin printers) and mainly have worked on learning the electronic guides. This week, I am starting research on a new project, a UV lamp and…

5/7/2021

This week in CAD we switched over to Fusion 360 from Onshape so we worked on a smaller assignment to learn how to use Fusion 360. I also did some catch up work by making this blog! 🙂

5/2/2021

Hello everyone! This is my first post, and certainly not the last. This week in coding we were working on using real weather data with API. I believe my code came out okay, what do you guys think?