25th Jul 2014

Paper Planes!

I love to go to places like the Aviation and Space Museum and Science and Technolgy Museum to do gliders and paper planes. What fun! Here are a couple of paper...

07th Jul 2014

Swirly Draw V2

Swirly Draw V2 is like the original Swirly-Draw except it has magnetic paper holder (like Art-O-Matic and Isocel-Ease). The idea of Swirly Draw was to be small and simple  but I...

17th Jun 2014

Zen Glider

Walkalong gliders are super cool but I wanted a more accessible and convenient version of it. The main issue is transport since they get squashed. The other is you need...

12th Jun 2014

Rolly Robot

All my friends have been making robots that run around the floor and I felt left out so this is my installment. What I Liked Their robots use an elegant solution of controlling...

08th Jun 2014

Sudoku Board

I’m making a Sudoku game for my friend Adrian‘s dad who is a stroke victim. So the game needs to be intellectual and physical. Also robust. I think I’ll make one...

23rd Mar 2014

FireFly: Wearable Social Pendant

Firefly is a social pendant that reacts to social situations and human contact (Firefly development timeline). It creates visualizations of human group-social dynamic in real time using color. Both for...

02nd Mar 2014

Walkalong Glider Blitz

Women of Aviation World Wide Week! Join Phil Rossoni and myself for a walkalong glider blitz! List of events below! 2200 I<3U walkalong gliders were made for this occasion!  If you missed all of...

03rd Feb 2014

Cilantro-matic

I wanted to grow basil, cilantro, vegetables and fruit to so I could enjoy moving more towards healthy eating and cooking and eat out less. I decided to try to...

12th Jan 2014

Flying Business Card

I enjoy making unusual and cool business cards. I thought I had a handle on it till I met Phil Rossini who has a Tumbling Wing Walkalong Glider business card....

18th Dec 2013

Walkalong Glider Meetups!

What’s a Walkalong Glider? It’s a small airplane that flies perpetually as you follow it around. I had seen them around the internet but had the pleasure being introduced to...

01st Sep 2013

Newsflash: Ottawa Makerfaire = Awesome

Ottawa Mini Makerfaire went off without a hitch thanks to organizers, supporters and makers! There were 4420 people! The Makerfaire was posted on Hackaday. Lumipendent got a mention as well! Other...

29th Aug 2013

CTV Morning Live, Squirrel, Dinky and FireFly

This morning I went on CTV Morning Live with Britta, Olivia and Andrew. Britta presented the Makerfaire this weekend at the Museum of Science. Olivia and Andrew presented their very...

24th Aug 2013

Dinky Motor at Ottawa Mini Makerfaire

Dinky Motor will be at this Ottawa Mini Makerfaire this year (Aug 31-Sep 1, 10a-5p, free, Science Museum, 1867 St. Laurent)! In fact I just started making up motors which...

04th Aug 2013

Dinky Motor Kits and Instructions V1

Here are the video instructions for Dinky Motor. Questions welcome. If you’re in Ottawa send me a note if you want me to drop by to help. For those who are...

03rd Aug 2013

Squirrel at Ottawa City Hall

This passing Thursday I showed the Squirrel Model Airplane at Ottawa City Hall. This was a preview of the Ottawa Mini Makerfaire to come. It was fun. My friend Phon...

02nd Aug 2013

Dinky Motor at Ottawa Maker Market

After prototyping and testing the first version of Dinky Motor is here. Tomorrow is the two month anniversary of the project by the way. It was the 3rd of June...

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