A day spent making pretty junk.

A day spent making pretty junk.

I joke now and then that I’ve owned a very nice shop for a while now, and have spent almost no time using it for fun. I can’t say I had fun today, but I did do something less like work than usual, which was work on a nice acrylic device we’re...

Weekend review, GSA, and pumps.

Weekend review, GSA, and pumps.

I’ve not been keeping the blog up to date, though a lot’s going on here. My last post was about New Orleans, written before Gustav had formed. As I write this Monday morning it’s weakening and it looks at though New Orleans will be spared what...

Emriver production and improvements.

Emriver production and improvements.

Jesse has been working hard in the shop to build our stock of Emriver parts, as complete models head out the front door. Our shipping area has no less than four ready to be shipped just this week. Here he works on notch gage tubes as Cara watches. We’re...

More Em4.

More Em4.

We did our first full flow testing of the Em4 today. No problems. Though this is the first assembly of this model, we’ve tested and built prototypes of most of its systems, and spent many hours refining them during video shoots, so I wasn’t surprised it...

Em4 box is home.

Em4 box is home.

I drove to St. Louis today and brought back the Em4 box. Our friends at Sauer Machine (here Nick the amazing welder, Warren, the owner, and Ben Bruce the engineer) built a beautiful...