Author Archives: Sara Cannon

02.16.11 Update

The Arduino Board for the Trojan Crane has been ordered! I got an UNO. Thank you everyone who has donated so far! Can’t do it without you! If anyone has Arduino experience and would like to assist my fumbling n00b … Continue reading

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Update 2/8/11

Sorry its been a while since a Crane update. I’ve been busy moving into a new house.. this new house has a basement. (a.k.a. trojan crane birthing ground) 🙂 So, its time to get started! this weekend I’m going to … Continue reading

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Starting Production

Crane Supporters, With the small prototype finished, I’m going to be starting production on the crane very soon! How exciting! If you have not re-pledged your released Kickstarter pledge, you can so so via directly here: Every little bit helps! … Continue reading

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Prototype / Wooden Structure

I have started on the initial prototype of the Trojan Crane. The model is made out of balsa wood and glue. I’m measuring angles and the next steps will be to take measurements for the fabric side panels and construct … Continue reading

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Progress Report 10.30.10

Thank you everyone who has contributed to the support of the crane! Your support means so much to me!  In talking with a lot of community members here in Birmingham, I know that the crane is going to be widely accepted … Continue reading

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Kickstarting the Trojan Crane!

Just to give y’all a little bit of background, I’ve had this idea for this sculpture for quite some time. I spoke to a couple friends about the crane, and Andrew and Duquette were on board for assistance. However, the … Continue reading

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