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Fabrication Mechanical

Laser Cut Battery Powered Bluetooth Speaker

I wanted to create a special birthday present for my girlfriend, whom had no speaker system. I decided a battery powered Bluetooth speaker would be neat, and having just learnt use of the laser cutter I came up with a layered design. The internals consist of a 2x15W RMS digital amp, 2x15W 80 cones, a […]

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Fabrication Mechanical

Audi TT Vent iPhone Mount

I wanted a place to mount my phone, to use for navigation, a bluetooth music player and handsfree in my Audi TT. The sloping windscreen makes it impossible to mount anything and the curved dashboard makes it difficult there too. Plus I wanted something neat, not a naff eBay mount and also an excuse to […]

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Fabrication Mechanical

Wine Bottle Chandelier

My sister wanted a wine bottle light, like she spotted on the internet somewhere. It’s not really a chandelier, I gave it my own twist. The bottles have been sprayed with frosting, and are lit with 5050 LED RGB strip; allowing for any colour light.

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Mechanical University

Long-Range Coastal Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV)

The second semester of the third year of my Mechanical Engineering degree was a group design project. My group of six was tasked with the design of a coastal autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV). I was assigned design of the gliding sub-system (a long-range AUV it had to optimise energy use) and was also the business […]