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Category: Video

DOHC – Dual OverHead piCams

With my flying season on hold, I’m tackling some projects that will improve my shop and my videos. In this one, I install Raspberry Pi based cameras over two of my work spaces.

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Making a Film Slate

Organizing many video and audio sources can be a challenge, one that is solved by using a film slate. In this video I show how to make a simple slate with 3D printing and the materials I have on hand.

How to use a film slate:

Build requirements:
3 1/6 x 1 1/4 screws, nuts, and washers
6 mm (1/4 “) plywood 200x210mm
Self adhesive whiteboard material (https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B06ZZDZWLS)

3D Printing files:

Rock a by Rocket – Rocket Cradles

A cradle is one of the most basic tools of rocket making. It allows you to lay the rocket horizontal while working, simplifying many tasks such as attaching fins. In this video I show a very versatile cradle design for both large and small rockets.

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Fusion 360 Design Files:

STL files:

Shop Updates

Rocket projects are progressing at a furious pace, but there are no videos to show yet. Since a lot of time has been spent getting my rocket shop up to speed, I thought I’d show you a bit of what’s been happening to get the shop ready for rocket building.

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The Banshee – Musical Version

The Banshee is a fun rocket with whistles for fin pods! For a preview of the rocket and how it’s made, I’ve set a time lapse to music. Don’t forget to like and subscribe!