Category Archive: Logistics

Flat box success

Flat box success

Flat Box V2 has arrived with two Squirrel Model Airplanes enclosed at a destination in Ontario and as you can see here is in excellent …

 

Flat box V2

Flat box V2

I made up another flat box to give it a try. This came out to 228g and 36 x 22 x 2 cm. I wanted to …

 

No bend envelope test

No bend envelope test

Okay today I actually put an order (of Squirrel model airplanes) into the no-bend-envelopeĀ I made the other day. It will go in the mail tomorrow. I …

 

No-bend envelope

No-bend envelope

I’m looking at ways of slashing shipping cost of Squirrel and other model airplanes. I managed to come up with this prototype that can hold …

 

Incoming

Incoming

I got assorted fuses (to save trips). I’m going to add fuses to stuff like the dremel that’s connected to my small CNC mill. I’ve …

 

Can’t believe how rough couriers can be

Can’t believe how rough couriers can be

I’m totally amazed how these monkeys can keep a business running. I packed this thing with great care. There was even a separate wall with …

 

Saving time

Saving time

Trips to the store take a lot of time. I try and keep enough projects on the go so that if I get stuck because …

 

Box refinements

Box refinements

I spent the afternoon working on boxes. As you can see the boxes I make re-use cardboard from many sources. The cardboard goes into the …

 

Acrylic

Acrylic

Just got some acrylic! Check this out. I got clear, red, green and yellow (all translucent). Blog this! Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share …

 

Ikea fail

Ikea fail

Make sure when you buy containers at Ikea you buy the matching lids. I managed to get my drawbot project into two containers but as …

 

Box-o-matic

Box-o-matic

Since I reorganized my lab things are much more efficient. Here’s what the Squirrel boxing operation looks like now. The box templates are stuffed between …

 

LR44 batteries

LR44 batteries

Anywhere to buy these in bulk? I seem to always be looking for them. Update: I ordered a couple hundred from China. Anybody need any? Blog …

 

New workshop config

New workshop config

I’m back at my regular grind after playing around with the laser stuff for a few days. The new configuration has a smaller work bench …

 

Crate

Crate

Okay, I took the crate into smaller pieces for disposal. Any takers for removal? Should burn, it’s really light… I cut the edges with a hand …

 

Wood Art!

Wood Art!

Michael told me to expect unusual plywood in the packaging of the laser. He is right! It’s very light and obviously labor intensive to make. I …

 

Another day of logistics

Another day of logistics

Today is another day of logistics for the laser. Here’s a shot of the laser stuff from across the warehouse. Blog this! Digg this post …