Category Archives: progress report

The Trojan Update: July 2011

Hi Everyone! Progress was going well on the crane then haulted so that I could work on some pieces for another show that I was in at Beta Pictoris Gallery. It went well, and I’m starting to make more plans … Continue reading

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Sneak Peak of the Crane Progress

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03.31.11 Update

Production is underway! Stay tuned for photos of the crane in its different parts in the next few days. Rumor has it that the crane might be finished sometime next month for all to see. 😉

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Trojan Crane CAD

Here are some initial CAD schematics that Andrew Thomson has done based upon my balsa wood model. It’s looking like it is going to be 17 feet long! We will know the cut angles based upon 2×4’s soon, but for … Continue reading

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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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