Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Making a Hovercraft(STEAM Project)

Along with working on my metal stool chair, I've also been working on a project at my school's STEAM Club. Last year I worked on making an individual life size hovercraft and present it at the science fair. This year, we are planning to make a new and improved version.

In this blog, I will show all the steps I took in the making of my prototype of a brand new hovercraft!

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Fixing a Metal Stool Pt. 8

Last time I worked my stool chair, I was spot welding the triangular pieces flat against the foot ring rests I made and TIG Welded onto the legs of the stool.

Now it's time to finally add the finishing touches, and I'm finally done!

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Mr. G's Class Projects

As the school year is coming to an end, I thought it would be best to make an end of the year post.

(This was a picture from my MIT Maker Portfolio up on YouTube. Check it out! )
I'm going to be briefly answering questions that will wrap up my senior year of my Machines & Tools Class.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Fixing a Metal Stool Pt. 7

I last left off with my stool when I was using an angle grinder to remove the stumps on the legs of my stool.

Right after, I had to bend my foot ring rest pieces at a 90 degree angle

And then....It was finally time to weld!

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Fixing a Metal Stool Pt. 6

Last time I worked on my metal stool chair, I made the pieces for the foot rest ring. My next step was to bend them all on a 90 degree. But before I began to do that and weld them onto the legs of the stool, I had to do one more step.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Fixing a Metal Stool Pt. 5

I last left off my project on the Metal Stool Chair with the welding of the two legs. I knew that I wasn’t done yet. I had to make the foot rest ring that the stool chair needed.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Fixing A Metal Stool Pt. 3 (Learning About TIG Welding)

Continuing with the Metal Stool Project, I faced some difficulties welding the two legs together. As I was welding on the leg, I saw that I made hole on the top, flat part of the leg where the two legs will connect. Because of that, I couldn't use the MIG Welder even with lowest temperature. That's when I had to use a TIG Welder.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Fixing a Metal Stool Pt. 2

In this blog, I will be discussing the next steps my group took in order to fix the chair. After, we cleaned every part of the chair. We knew the next step was to start attaching the legs back to the plate of the chair. But the question was how??

Friday, January 22, 2016

Fixing a Metal Stool

My next project for my Machines and Tools class was to design a structure for a metal stool that will make it withstand properly and more durable.

I wasn't able to get a personal picture. But this is the exact model of the chair.
(I got this picture from 

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Holiday Sheet Metal Project

This marking period, I was assigned a very festive project for my Machines and Tools class. We learned about cutting sheet metal and learning different ways to manipulate it.

      Cutting with Sheet Metal Snips                                 Cutting with an Electrical Metal Shear

Monday, November 16, 2015

Penny Battery

         This year, I'm taking up a new challenge! I signed up to take a Machines and Tools class at my school and I can already say that it's really cool. My teacher Mr. G gave us a really interesting first assignment. He introduced my class to the invention of the first battery made out of copper and zinc!

Question: What's a penny battery?

Kelly: Basically it's a battery made out pennies!

Friday, June 12, 2015

Phone Holder Project (Part 1)

It's time to start on a new project!

What is this object you might ask. Well, let me first start off by telling you what my next project is about.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Gyroscope Imported Into Solidworks

Question: Woah! Is that balancing on your finger? What is that thing?

Kelly: This is a gyroscope.

Question: What's a gyroscope?