Quiet Invitation

See a video of the piece working on Youtube View the code for programming the Arduino Uno on GitHub   The origins of the project: This past June (2015), I had the pleasure of visiting the MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) campus for a week to work with Jana Dambrogio in the Wunsch conservation lab along […]

NaBloPoMo Wrap Up

NaBloPoMo November 23-30. It was full steam ahead after my last post a week ago. When I get close to a deadline, I “get the bit in my teeth” so to speak and can’t leave head space for anything else until the project is finished. While I have the guilt of ignoring other tasks on […]

Paper tests

Made some progress with handmade paper tests today. As is evident from the picture above, I am working with conductive materials. I’m really excited to continue this work tomorrow.

Upkeep

Friday was a not-so-exciting day of checking in with various volunteer duties. There wasn’t a whole lot going on outside of that. Today was also not a very active one, but it was taken as a break day. However, there are some things that are mulling around. I hope to spend all of Sunday holed […]

Sanding to an end

All but two parts have been sanded for the board shear! There is still some photography left to do, but once finished, I can put the clean stuff on. Just a little more time before a fully functional shear is ready. I can’t wait! I also attended the Friends of Lilly Library annual meeting tonight. […]