Designing & Building an Aerial Filming Quadcopter From Scratch Under 250 grams

I am designing an original quadcopter frame that can carry an HD camera, with a max flying weight of 250 grams. My “must haves” for this project are as follows: A flight controller with integrated OSD, voltage sensor, and barometer An excellent (preferably 4k) HD camera as the main flight camera An original, lens tilt […]

Building a Headphone/Speaker Switch Box From Scratch (DIY)

My computer at work didn’t have a 1/4″ headphone jack, so I built simple box that did. It allows me to switch between headphones (1/4″ or 1/8″) or speakers. I also added a volume control for the headphones.


The phonoBLUE™ is a piece of stereo equipment. More info coming soon…

Building Simple Wooden Cube Speakers from Scratch with Dayton Audio ND65-8 (DIY)

I finished my first ever pair of speakers. A simple sealed, single-driver design using two Dayton Audio ND65-8 drivers. Shown in Padauk wood.   Coming soon to a bookshelf near you… Handcrafted HIFI™

Building a Drone

Once you’ve decided you want to start this hobby, and before you run out to the local hobby store, or order a bunch of parts on a RTF helicopter online, my advice is this. Learn to fly WELL in a safe place. Consider a Ready To Fly (rtf) model. Use common sense, and then some.

Headphone Repairs

Repaired my phone with coat hangers, shoelaces, and scrap wood.

Super Simple Camera Actuator

What You’ll Need Required 3M Adhesive Pads Servo Servo Mounts Servo Horn Actuator Rod (use what you got) Standard GoPro Mount

Building an Animation Table From Scratch (DIY)

This Christmas I took on a pretty big project in total secrecy. I built Denise an animation table.


Drew up some plans based on what I’ve learned about planes over the past couple weeks. I’ve decided to base my model off of a CEA-309. While I’ve reduced the fuselage to a stick, the wing and empenage surfaces are roughly the same. I’ll have to tweak as I go as this is my first […]