Ka’nete and I worked on the floor while Sheri designed and fabricated more of the butterfly artwork.
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We are close to finishing the first butterfly and now have to figure out how to make it articulate. Mike G and Mike K are both suggesting a simple cam mechanism.
Below are a couple of links to cam toys. Good Times™
This last video is of ‘the worlds smallest ornithopter’. Adding …
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We spent the night experimenting with how to bend and shape steel butterflies. We took our first steps but Sheri is not satisfied with the results. More work must be done.
Ka’nete Mlaudzi from Joynr came down to meet folks and see what was going on. After helping around the shop for a bit …
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April 19, 2017
Automotive -Install brake lights/reverse lights/turn signals/wiring -Create channel for wiring -Change oil and filter –Check for leak (Fixed) -Order and install gas filler neck -Order and install mud flaps -Order tubing for and build bumper -Paint muffler?? -Fix all gas lines (from disconnected tank) -Find bucket seats -Torque suspension bolts
Structural -Finish …
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Jessie and Mike Smiles, Gerry, Adira, Arseniy, David W, Vince, Mike G and Kenny each jumped right in and helped Sheri and I over 13 hours today. We have a lot to show for it. Smiles, good times… and a brand new box that’s all purdy and bolted to the truck frame. Our crew roxs!
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Squaring the top frame gives us a diagonal of 144 7/8th.
Sheri wanted to figure out the optimum size for the second floor hole so we took a field trip over to the Lighthouse folks in Bay 6 to look at what they came up with. We settled on a 2 foot square opening.
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