Hey, I’m Patrick Forringer, and this is where I write about things that interest me.
Was interested in seeing how attaching a phone to my bike would affect my ability to navigate while riding to unfamiliar places. Hopefully it doesn’t cause too much of a distraction. Sadly, I was already tempted to read Reddit on my maiden … Continue reading
Came up with the idea for an iPhone coffee cup stand a couple weeks ago when I was trying to prop up my iPhone on my cup so I could live debug a website. Marketing Spiel: After a nice cup … Continue reading
The design is mostly done, just need to add a gear to the spring so it can act on the head band. Hope to have it all printed out and functional this weekend.
I’ve always enjoyed fixing things, so I fixed this dolly. Bought it broken as a fixer upper to help learn SolidWorks Modeled and printed the handle and slide mechanism over the course of a month or so, with quite a … Continue reading
Found a similar design online and decided to make my own. I was mainly incentivized by the $10 replacement cost after almost losing the adapter a couple times. You can Download the 3D files at Thingiverse
Built: Jan 12th, 2013 I received a boat load of Curry powder jars for Christmas and decided to build a spice rack for them. Went with a tabbed and slotted t-nut design. This was my first largish project using SolidWorks. Took … Continue reading
Over the past few months I’ve been working on quite a few projects. And yet I haven’t written anything about them here. Some of these project’s successes completely hinge on whether or not I get support from outsiders.
Therein I think lies a part of the problem, I want to do so much, yet actually accomplish so little. Continue reading