Monday, August 17, 2015

What We Did With Our Summer

  1. Scoured craigslist rentals.
  2. Pooled our resources for rent.
  3. Hauled.
  4. Scrubbed.
  5. Patched.
  6. Painted with oops paint mixed together with partial cans from our garages.
  7. Watched craigslist and freecycle for workbenches and fans.
  8. Received help from some generous friends.
  9. Installed wiring, fans, and new shop lights.
  10. Started using our new shop space.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Maker Faire 2015

We were just one of dozens of wheeled objects at the faire, but we were the only ice cream cone.

Well, the only wheeled ice cream cone.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Two Weeks Ago...

...we were here:
adding texture strips
using this adhesive to...
...glue stacks of foam rings
 Doug used his custom sawzall blade to sculpt the top:

Emilio worked his paint magic once again, and we had another test run:

This evening, there were minor adjustments, including the addition of this printed emergency button housing:

And then it was finished, the mobile cupcake ice cream cone:

We'll be at the 10th Annual Bay Area Maker Faire this weekend. Hope to see you there, too.