ESP8266 Geiger Counter

Using an ESP8266 and a simple circuit. I connected my Geiger counter kit to the internet where it serves a webpage and publishes to MQTT.

Kayak Lights

I made some programmable LED light strips for my kayak. We kayak to watch the 4th of July fireworks here in Austin and I wanted something festive to accent the celebrations.

Portable Potato Cannon

The old potato cannon was a little… well bulky. Whenever I could get it out (required a pickup or trailer) it definitely made a crowd. However, there were just too many times that I wished it were a little more portable so I could take it more places. That spawned …

Microcontroller Launcher

An Arduino powered model rocket or firework launcher. Requires passcode and key to operate variable launch sequence.

High Altitude Glider

This is a project that I have been working on (mentally) for quite some time now. It is great that I am actually making progress after several years of thought organizing. Basically I want to make a unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that will be attached to a weather balloon and …