Monthly Archives: February 2011

Subsonic couch

You heard it right, a subsonic couch. As in inaudible. It shakes, rattles and rolls. This a view of the bottom of the couch where you see the two subsonic actuators bolted to the frame. Subsonic actuators are effectively speakers … Continue reading

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Sketchup love

I’ve been painting the shelves of the bookshelf unit I built a few months back. While the paint was drying it got me to thinking that it’d be a great practice model in SketchUp. Incredibly, 30 mins later this is … Continue reading

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McLaren M22

My father and I went to the New Zealand Grand Prix meet held at the ¬†Manfeild circuit outside Palmerston North last weekend. It was a great day with the one make Suzukis putting on some good racing, the NZV8s putting … Continue reading

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SketchUp progress

I’ve been modeling my house in SketchUp. This is how far I’ve got so far and it’s mostly dimensionally accurate. I’ve found a pretty awesome channel on YouTube called The SketchUp Show. I’ve seen their lattern demo and think I … Continue reading

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Getting started with Sketchup – again

After a false start last year I found some renewed enthusiasm for getting started again with SketchUp after seeing a presentation at the Wellington Makers group by the new head of Ponoko‘s 3D production Rich Borrett. At the meetup he … Continue reading

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