Lighting Rig

Project Status: Backlog

I want to build a lighting rig. In fact I want to build a couple of lighting rigs. I think I can canabalise a kids trampoline to do this. Before anyone whinges, I’ve got another trampoline from freecycle and the boy gets to choose his favorite before I hack apart the other!

Rig 1

The first rig I want to be a simple small bar over my desk as a place to rig a couple of lights for testing and to have them out and in use as oppose to boxed for most of the time. I should be able to do this from either the legs of the trampoline or the uprights that hold the netting that stops the boy bouncing off it.

Rig 2

The trampoline breaks down into 4 sections that gives me several modular options of making a small circular rig, an S shaped rig using all four pieces, 2 smaller S shaped rigs or 4 separate curved sections.

Normally the pieces just slot together and are held in place by the tension on the springs and the bit you bounce on, as I’m not going to have this, I’m going to drill through the bits that slot together so that I can drop a bolt in to hold them together.

Mounting Points

Ideally I would weld a loop at the end of each section to attach a supporting chain. But as my welding is none existent I’m going to have to settle for bolting the sections together with eyebolts, having the supporting chain go around the bar and attach to itself AND the eyebolt with a quick link. This way the bar rests on the support chain and the load of the whole rig plus lights is not on the nut on the underside of the eyebolt. The eyebolt will prevent the chain slipping along the bar but should not be considered as load bearing.

Harley & Joker

Project Status: Backlog

Another great couples costume! A purple suited Joker and suicide squad era Harley I think is the best pairing although there would be some great red and black latex options for Harley.

Harley Quinn

After a bit of discussion its going to be the Suicide Squad film version of Harley’s costume.

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Joker

I’m thinking this version of the Joker

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This is actually a model and not a screen capture

Logo Template

Project Status: Backlog

I have a logo… what you didn’t know? If I’m going to repeat this logo in lots of places it would be nice to have a template I can use for spray painting, possibly various different sizes

Well to be fair, I’ve never used the logo but I’ve just made some chainmail jewelry and bought some nice boxes for it to go in …I could write ‘Iceni Design’ on the boxes but as I don’t know if I’m keeping the ‘Iceni Design’ brand I’ve decided to just use my logo.

My first idea is to project this onto aluminium mark it up and jigsaw it out but now I work at a University maybe I could get a digital version of the logo and get someone to lasercut it from acrylic or something for me!

Raspberry Pi Media Centre v2

Project Status: Backlog

So, I still want a raspberry Pi Media centre running Kodi that will be always on and just less cumbersome than using a PC connected to the TV.

Case £11.99:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Zimix-Raspberry-Aluminum-Silver-Compatible/dp/B0769X2L4M/ref=asc_df_B0769X2L4M/?tag=googshopuk-21&linkCode=df0&hvadid=310762440393&hvpos=1o10&hvnetw=g&hvrand=9532750365848753016&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9045632&hvtargid=pla-565730891418&psc=1

SD Card (16GB Class 10 inc postage) £4.20:

https://www.ebuyer.com/828410-kingston-canvas-select-16gb-micro-sd-card-sd-adapter-sdcs-16gb

RPi 3B+ (inc postage) £36.99:

£53 total so far…..