Automatic Winding Machine

Automatic Winding Machine

Summary   This is an automatic winding machine for coiling up small cords, strings or wire. We needed a way to reliably coil up specific lengths of cord for sale in a kit. The rotary encoder keeps track of the distance coiled with a closed loop system. This...
UPT Y Mods

UPT Y Mods

This is a quick and dirty sketch of how I build my mods for UPT student harnesses. If you need information beyond this, contact me and I will talk you through it or provide better instructions by way of nicer drawings or a sketchup...
Bobbin Winder

Bobbin Winder

After having to unthread and rethread your sewing machines several times a day, a stand alone bobbin winder starts to look very appealing. I had recently upgraded the motor in my White 568 zig zag machine, so the old motor I removed was used to build this. In its...
BHL 2 Single Skin Paraglider 3m

BHL 2 Single Skin Paraglider 3m

Summary   A 3 square meter, model version of the BHL2 single surface paraglider from Laboratori D’Envol. Created to test the design and make an educated decision about creating a full-size version.   BarretinaHyperLite 2 Original...
Travel Scuba BCD

Travel Scuba BCD

There’s a lot of sketches here and some of them weren’t actually used, but they are all present for whatever purpose someone has for them. I intended to build this one from scratch, but found the concept of making an air tight bladder a bit too tricky at the time. So...
Laptop Sleeve

Laptop Sleeve

This was the last project I did before getting my rigger’s ticket. The laptop bag was a Christmas present for my brother (the binding tape isn’t pink, it’s brown. My camera messed that up.) The outside is some sort of fake leather. Inside is a soft velvet type...