Wavecopter

By Electronics, Engineering, Surfing

WAVEcopter is a fully waterproof quadcopter frame that I have constructed mostly from readily available and cheap electrical parts. My reasons for building it were to gain a new perspective on surfing photography, do aerial surveying of event sites, and to satisfy my general fascination with robotics and aviation. I…

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Project Insight

By Electronics, Festivals, Programming, raspberry PI

The second project i designed and developed for Apollo 2020 at Goonhilly Earth Station Project_Insight_Video from Apollo Control on Vimeo. Project_InSight…following on from Project_Arthur aims to educate and inspire fans of space & technology and in the spirit of the Apollo event and its 2020 theme ‘Mission to Mars’ encourages…

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Project Arthur

By Electronics, Festivals, Programming, raspberry PI

A project i designed and developed for Apollo50 at Goonhilly Earth Station Project_Arthur from Apollo 50 on Vimeo. Arthur is responsible for bringing many iconic moments in television history to the UK. For example, it transmitted man’s first steps on the moon on 20 July 1969. Since then, it’s become…

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Tide Clock

By Artwork, Carpentry, Electronics, Surfing, Weather

This is a coastal tide clock made with a K40 laser cutter using Ordnance Survey data from their open map service. This is a tutorial showing you how you can make one using your own location.I cut the map using a K40 laser with an upgraded smoothie board if you haven’t got your own laser cutter there are many offerings on the web or join a local hackspace.

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Surfadelica

By Artwork, Surfing
I was brought up on a small selection of classic VHS surf films that i could get hold of via video rental stores, surf shops and public libraries. One thing...
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Reef Bowl

By Artwork, Surfing

Im a big fan of things or pieces of art that have a little tale attached to them linking them to something of interest. A friend and neighbour Jake Boex from Porthleven recentley caught my eye with this beautiful porcelain bowl with an inlay of crushed rock from the reef…

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Swell maps

By Python, Surfing

Ive always been drawn to weather charts. From about the age of 10 i used to flick through copies of The Times (who had the best 5 day pressure charts) on my way home from school looking for that 976 low in The Atlantic and high pressure over the UK…

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