[Pcomp] Final Project – Progress (Materials & Plan)

Materials for Project

Num Name Pc Price where/when status
1 Bass shaker 1 39 Amazon O
2 NeoPixel 2 X
3 Rotary Encorder 1 - O
4 Steering wheel 1 24+12 = 36 Amazon O
5 Playwood 4x8 2 X
6 Pulley 2 O
6 Timing Belt 1 O
7 Porthole X
8 Monitor - ER



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Buy meterials
Code _ Arduino
Code _ js/WebGL
User test


Building Plan 

  • reference


Installation Sketches

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  • 15in wheel  – link

Maybe I can make a wheel using wood, But I want to use very solid and realistic wheel. So I searched a lot, I had to consider the price and size. I found this wheel from Amazon and actually it is for the tractor! But it is great size and nice value.





And for the installation, I met Ben and discussed my installation plan. My installation should be strong and stable because there is a heavy wheel and people are going to using it strongly.


First of all, he recommended me to use these poles that I can borrowed from the school. these can make the big door panel to stand itself. But It is not enough to be stable, so I should have a plan for supporters or extra structure.

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I also need to use the CNC machine but I did learn how to use it. So I have to use the router! It seemed very scary, but actually it was really fun!

First I checked the location of the wheel and a porthole.

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And I made a porthole with a router and a circle jig.

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Also I make a frame of the porthole.







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