Kids Expo & Fair, April 2015

Thank you for visiting Crafteeo during the 2015 San Diego Kid’s Expo and Fair Fearless in her gleaming armor with weapons drawn and ready for adventure! We enjoyed sharing our projects with everyone and seeing kids transform themselves into mighty Guardians always brighten our day! We enjoyed giving kids quick lessons on micro-controller programming and […]

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San Diego Maker Faire 2013

San Diego Maker Faire 2013

Last Saturday (December 7) I exhibited at the 2013 San Diego Maker Faire. What an event! My congratulations to all the volunteers that pull off wonderful event. I was so busy manning the Crafteeo booth that I didn’t get to see all the wonderful projects that San Diego makers presented. I did see unicorn bikes, […]

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Time to Complete the Helmet

One of the most common questions I get asked about building helmets is “how long does it take to put one together?” I will be the first to admit that it does take some time to put together whether you purchased the helmet kit or patterns, although the kits will require significantly less time to […]

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Asadi the Lions of the Sky

Asadi the Lions of the Sky

When I create the world of Aeragos and the Guardians, I knew I wanted dragons in the stories. They are the epitome of cool mythical beasts and kids, especially young kids, seem to respond well to dragons, probably because they are basically cooler versions of dinosaurs. What I didn’t want were serpentine or reptilian dragons, […]

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Prototype Armor

Prototype Armor

In addition to the sword prototypes, I am working on the Guardian armor. My plan is to have two slightly different versions of the armor to distinguish between the Northern and Southern Guardians. The Northern Guardians will have layered rounded strip for the pauldron (shoulder pieces) while the Southern Guardians will have a more angular […]

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Updating the Scabbard Design

Updating the Scabbard Design

I wasn’t entirely pleased with the first scabbard prototype. Although it held the sword nicely with a loop in the back for a belt, the squared off edges at the mouth of the scabbard was chewing away on the sharp point of the hand guard. I made a cutout on the scabbard to match the […]

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