A Flaming Chandelier
Kinetic Sculpture

A Flaming Chandelier

I realize that I never discussed an amazing aspect of A Moveable Feast: the flaming chandelier. (more…)
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A Moveable Thanksgiving
Kinetic Sculpture

A Moveable Thanksgiving

We decided to take the Feast out for a memorable Thanksgiving dinner.  We had no real plans besides cooking up...
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Kinetic Sculpture

A Moveable Feast goes to CicLAvia

Update! A Moveable Feast goes to CicLAvia, April 21, 2013. On Sunday, October 7th, we put the tablecloth on A Moveable...
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Kinetic Sculpture

Brass Chaos Pendulum

I recently took some video of a project that I've slowly been working on for the past few months.  It's...
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Links

Building a Portfolio

I'm slowly adding my project portfolio to the Cargo Collective portfolio site.  I'm hoping to document most of my more...
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Kinetic Sculpture

The Fantastic Work of Bob Potts

Recently, while cruising through Youtube, I came across some of the amazing Kinetic Sculptures by Bob Potts.  Check them out...
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Sustainability

A quick look at the Solar Water Heater

The concept of a solar water heater is simple: use the sun to heat up the water. Black tubing is very...
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Lily Pad Pool Warmers
Sustainability

Lily Pad Pool Warmers

For the past year and a half we've been heating our pool with a solar water heater.  It pumps the...
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Kinetic Sculpture

An Intimate Look Under the Tablecloth

I whipped up a video of the engineering magic behind A Moveable Feast. Enjoy!
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Kinetic Sculpture

Taking it to the Streets

With all of the different elements of the Kinetic Sculpture in place it was time to do some laps around...
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Kinetic Sculpture

Tidying up the details before Showtime

We had only had 14 days until the Doo Dah Parade, and we had a long way to go, so...
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Kinetic Sculpture

Gliding Our Way to the Finish

We've been working two or three days a week on this thing.  This means we've been making a lot of...
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Kinetic Sculpture

Suspension and Drivetrain

We cut out a large steel frame for the table top.  This will be a weight bearing aspect of the...
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Syyn Labs

Syyn Labs on CNN’s Next List

Syyn Labs was featured on CNN's Next List. It's a huge honor! You can see a short blog post here:...
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Sparkfire

Sparkfire Featured on CNN’s The Next List blog

I'm definitely a little humbled by the attention.  But it was fun to come up with the answers for the...
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Kinetic Sculpture

Drivetrain Work and Flea Market Hauls

Now that we had the basic frame in place, it was time to figure out how our drivetrain was going...
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Kinetic Sculpture

Framing Begins

After hacking up the bicycle frames to distill them into just the parts that we're going to use, it was...
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Kinetic Sculpture

Sketching Up and Hacking Up

We had a vague idea of how things are supposed to go together.  But, eventually, we'll have to actually do...
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Kinetic Sculpture

Four Wheels Complete

We finished crimping in the spokes for our wheels.  Over 196 spokes to make and then mount into the 4...
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More Wheel Work
Kinetic Sculpture

More Wheel Work

We made some great progress today on the kinetic sculpture.  I'm going to let the pictures tell the story. (more…)
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