New Em4 video.

New Em4 video.

Amid all the GSA hubbub, I almost forgot to mention the new Em4 video I put together last week. See our Emriver video page here. This model has some awesome capabilities! For those not following closely, the Em4, which is 12 ft (about 4 meters) long, is a large,...

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...

The Em4 moves.

The Em4 moves.

I’m just too damn busy with consulting work to post much now, but here’s a little Quicktime movie showing the Em4’s articulation mechanism, made from a series of stills in Winona State’s wetlab. You can see Toby Dogwiler and Cathy Summa (the...

LRRD River Video Internationale

LRRD River Video Internationale

We posted our offer of “at cost” DVD’s on the geomorph-l listserve last week, and have been overwhelmed with orders. We’re sending these out for our cost of $15 each because we’re nice people and all the content (all produced by us) is in...

Cool machines, the Em4 gets closer to done.

Cool machines, the Em4 gets closer to done.

We’re crazy busy; doing some emergency assessment on the St. Louis creek where a few houses are threatened, building and shipping Emriver models, and of course working on our Em4. We got nearly 2,000 pounds of ground melamine last Friday. It’s sorted by...