I Make Cool Things!

Creator of the Retro Artcade Handheld , RKDR SOLO and other cool stuff, My name is David Johnson and I make lots of things. I enjoy designing and bringing ideas to life using modern digital tools and lots of ingenuity. 

My goal is to entertain, educate and inspire. So come along, I'll share my process and some cool projects that simplify complex topics and hopefully inspire your creativity.

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I make things like...

  • Smart Devices - Internet Of Things
  • Racing Drones - 80+ MPH Quad copters
  • Photography Tools - Motion Control Systems
  • Home Automation - Simplify your life
  • Internet - integrating with the world!
  • Electronic Circuits - Sensors and Systems
  • Airbrushing and Illustration - Making art
  • Anything fun or Cool!

I cover topics like...

  • Product Development - DIY products, Start-to-finish
  • Ideas - Refining concepts
  • Mechanical - Turning ideas into real parts
  • Electronics - Adding circuits to the project
  • Software - Making things smart.
  • Fabrication - Making the parts and components
  • 3D Printing - Strong plastic parts using FDM printers
  • CNC Milling - Create Circuit boards and Metal parts.