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The Greenway Glow is taking place Saturday, tomorrow night, and I need your help with my project. I'm going to be launching glowing water balloons through the night sky.

I need help transporting a giant trebuchet from the Hack Factory, at 3119 26th street east, to a spot right near Freewheel Midtown Bike center, roughly 10th ave south on the greenway. Total trip length: about 2 miles, or 8 minutes of driving.

The trebuchet is pretty good sized, but it breaks down into pieces, and just might fit in a good sized pickup truck.

The event starts at 8 pm, so I need to be loading up from the hack factory by 6 pm or so to get there and get everything set up in time.

I'll be taking apart the trebuchet on Sunday, during the day, so there's a lot of flexibility for the return trip.

I could also use some help assembling and operating the trebuchet, and having someone to hand out fliers to people attending the event.

If you can help in any way, please let me know.

You can see the trebuchet in action at Northern Spark 2014: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TgWJvGjnp80
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The Greenway Glow is taking place Saturday, tomorrow night, and I need your help with my project. I'm going to be launching glowing water balloons through the night sky.

I need help transporting a giant trebuchet from the Hack Factory, at 3119 26th street east, to a spot right near Freewheel Midtown Bike center, roughly 10th ave south on the greenway. Total trip length: about 2 miles, or 8 minutes of driving.

The trebuchet is pretty good sized, but it breaks down into pieces, and just might fit in a good sized pickup truck.

The event starts at 8 pm, so I need to be loading up from the hack factory by 6 pm or so to get there and get everything set up in time.

I'll be taking apart the trebuchet on Sunday, during the day, so there's a lot of flexibility for the return trip.

I could also use some help assembling and operating the trebuchet, and having someone to hand out fliers to people attending the event.

If you can help in any way, please let me know.

You can see the trebuchet in action at Northern Spark 2014: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TgWJvGjnp80
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I still have 2 seats left in my April 25th bow making class. If you ever wanted to get into archery, and learn how to make a bow of your very own, this is your chance.
Here's a pic I found that another archer took, of me using one of these bows at the archery range south of Lake Calhoun (ack, so chubby back then):
http://i.imgur.com/eKfqV.jpg
Here's a link to the class:
https://bowyer101apr25.eventbrite.com
I'll be scheduling more classes in the very near future, so keep your eyes open.
I also still have room in my Laser Cutter class on April 21st: https://laser101apr21.eventbrite.com
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I still have 2 seats left in my April 25th bow making class. If you ever wanted to get into archery, and learn how to make a bow of your very own, this is your chance.
Here's a pic I found that another archer took, of me using one of these bows at the archery range south of Lake Calhoun (ack, so chubby back then):
http://i.imgur.com/eKfqV.jpg
Here's a link to the class:
https://bowyer101apr25.eventbrite.com
I'll be scheduling more classes in the very near future, so keep your eyes open.
I also still have room in my Laser Cutter class on April 21st: https://laser101apr21.eventbrite.com
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I've scheduled some new classes at the Hack Factory, including an Introduction to Bow Making, and two sessions of Intro to Laser Cutting.

If you've ever wanted to get into archery, or just want to get in touch with your inner Legolas, this is the class for you.

In this 8 hour class, you'll be making a fully functional red oak american flat bow, suitable for target shooting, hunting, or just to have an awesome fully functional costume accessory.  

Bow making class on Saturday, 25 APR: https://bowyer101apr25.eventbrite.com

Laser cutter class on Wednesday, 15 APR: http://laser101apr15.eventbrite.com

Laser cutter class on Tuesday, 21 APR: http://laser101apr21.eventbrite.com

Tell your friends, and please share this anywhere you think it might be of interest.
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On Saturday, I taught a class on using the super awesome laser cutter at the Hack Factory, and it was a blast. We now have a new crew of people who are up to speed on how to use this super fun tool to make neat stuff.

I wanted to share one of the projects I made with our laser cutter.

This is a set of coasters I made as a christmas present for my mom:  http://i.imgur.com/6brbcL0.jpg

The coasters were designed by my friend Sarah Bray, and I designed the holder. Sarah was kind enough to let me use her design for this present after I told her how much I loved it.

If you're interested in learning how to use a laser cutter to make cool stuff, I have more classes coming up in the future.

I still have room in this Wednesdays class from 10 am to 3 pm:  https://laser101apr8.eventbrite.com

And, there is room in Saturdays class, from noon to 5 pm: https://laser101apr11.eventbrite.com

I'll be teaching more classes on the laser cutter in the future, so stay posted.

I'm also planning some other classes in the near future, namely:

Woodworking 101: a basic course on how to safely use the major woodworking tools at the Hack Factory

Introduction to Bow Making: build a 6 foot long American Flat Bow for archery

Using Inkscape for Laser Cutting: how to use inkscape to create designs to make with the laser cutter

A little further out:

How to survive the Zombie Apocalypse: a one day workshop full of fun, basic survival skills, and Zombies

If you have any questions about any of these classes, please let me know.

 
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The Greenway Glow is taking place Saturday, tomorrow night, and I need your help with my project. I'm going to be launching glowing water balloons through the night sky.

I need help transporting a giant trebuchet from the Hack Factory, at 3119 26th street east, to a spot right near Freewheel Midtown Bike center, roughly 10th ave south on the greenway. Total trip length: about 2 miles, or 8 minutes of driving.

The trebuchet is pretty good sized, but it breaks down into pieces, and just might fit in a good sized pickup truck.

The event starts at 8 pm, so I need to be loading up from the hack factory by 6 pm or so to get there and get everything set up in time.

I'll be taking apart the trebuchet on Sunday, during the day, so there's a lot of flexibility for the return trip.

I could also use some help assembling and operating the trebuchet, and having someone to hand out fliers to people attending the event.

If you can help in any way, please let me know.

You can see the trebuchet in action at Northern Spark 2014: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TgWJvGjnp80
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I still have 2 seats left in my April 25th bow making class. If you ever wanted to get into archery, and learn how to make a bow of your very own, this is your chance.
Here's a pic I found that another archer took, of me using one of these bows at the archery range south of Lake Calhoun (ack, so chubby back then):
http://i.imgur.com/eKfqV.jpg
Here's a link to the class:
https://bowyer101apr25.eventbrite.com
I'll be scheduling more classes in the very near future, so keep your eyes open.
I also still have room in my Laser Cutter class on April 21st: https://laser101apr21.eventbrite.com
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I've scheduled some new classes at the Hack Factory, including an Introduction to Bow Making, and two sessions of Intro to Laser Cutting.

If you've ever wanted to get into archery, or just want to get in touch with your inner Legolas, this is the class for you.

In this 8 hour class, you'll be making a fully functional red oak american flat bow, suitable for target shooting, hunting, or just to have an awesome fully functional costume accessory.  

Bow making class on Saturday, 25 APR: https://bowyer101apr25.eventbrite.com

Laser cutter class on Wednesday, 15 APR: http://laser101apr15.eventbrite.com

Laser cutter class on Tuesday, 21 APR: http://laser101apr21.eventbrite.com

Tell your friends, and please share this anywhere you think it might be of interest.
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Riley Harrison
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Discussion  - 
 
I've scheduled some new classes at the Hack Factory, including an Introduction to Bow Making, and two sessions of Intro to Laser Cutting.

If you've ever wanted to get into archery, or just want to get in touch with your inner Legolas, this is the class for you.

In this 8 hour class, you'll be making a fully functional red oak american flat bow, suitable for target shooting, hunting, or just to have an awesome fully functional costume accessory.  

Bow making class on Saturday, 25 APR: https://bowyer101apr25.eventbrite.com

Laser cutter class on Wednesday, 15 APR: http://laser101apr15.eventbrite.com

Laser cutter class on Tuesday, 21 APR: http://laser101apr21.eventbrite.com

Tell your friends, and please share this anywhere you think it might be of interest.
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  • Saint Paul Central
    1983 - 1985
  • School of Communication Arts
    3D Modeling and Animation
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    Digital Animation
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William Riley Harrison III, "Bag o' Donuts" Harrison, Radar, Riley Coyote, Cowpie, Riley Ace of Spies, "that guy over there is going full spaz on the dance floor"
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I make things, including bows, siege engines, coffee, and messes. Note: I'm not my dad; this is William Riley Harrison III, aka "little Riley", not to be confused with William Riley Harrison II, aka "big Riley", my dad.
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If the zombie apocalypse comes, I can make bows, arrows, siege engines, and coffee. mmmm. coffee.
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I don't just make coffee. I make it.. better.
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