Matthew Tran's Blog! Posts

November 16, 2016 / School

For our Physics 2 project, we had to build a wooden tower based off the year’s SciOly rules. For a first try, I didn’t do too bad.

August 1, 2016 / Projects

The perfect addition to any Star War fan’s lightsaber collection. Also one of my favorite projects and it has stayed working for far longer than I expected.

June 9, 2016 / Projects

With more experience around my belt, I decided to try my hand at making another coil gun, but this time smaller and without the long charge times.

May 22, 2016 / Projects

For the SciOly 2016 season, I built an Electric Vehicle and optimized multiple factors to maximize speed while maintaining accuracy.

May 21, 2016 / Projects

During my first year in the Troy SciOly team, I had a really fun experience building and competing with my robot arm. It was the perfect event for me.

March 20, 2016 / Projects

Excited with the completion of v1, I challenged myself to build another lightsaber, but this time using the crossguard style. Also, it had to be red.

February 9, 2016 / Projects

Just for fun, I built another lightsaber as a test platform for different hilt designs and blade mounting ideas.

December 31, 2015 / Projects

With a reignited love of Star Wars, I got to work building my very own lightsaber in true Jedi fashion.

May 16, 2015 / School

Just a brief overview of what Muscatel did for Robo-Cross in 2015. With the time that I had, I helped somewhat.

December 27, 2014 / Projects
December 17, 2014 / Projects

During the Hunger Games craze back in the day, I decided to take a look at archery. I ended up with something I want to do for a lifetime.

August 8, 2014 / Projects

During the summer before high school, I decided to try my hand at making my very own robot. It was the perfect opportunity to try a bunch of new things.