Roger Smith's Page

AKA: jadebox

Location: Oviedo, FL

Certification Level: L2 NAR/Tripoli

Club Memberships: NAR,TRIPOLI,ROCK,NEFAR

Favorite Rockets: Estes Omega

Biography:

Roger maintains RocketReviews.com.

Roger, and his wife, Bracha, have built and flown some of the furriest rockets of all-time. Their "Big Daddy Akavish" is a spider-themed high-power rocket standing about four-foot tall on its eight legs.

 

Favorite Quote:

Science is a way of trying not to fool yourself. The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and you are the easiest person to fool.

Personal Home Page: http://www.payloadbay.com/

Club Home Page: http://www.r-o-c-k.org/

Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/#!/jadeboxroger

Google+ Page: https://plus.google.com/101533115429153572785

RocketReviews.com Pages:


   

2024-06-16

Alpha VI

Flight

- A8-3 - Sheepscot General [More]

   

2023-07-13

Album - November 2009 Launch


   

Album - May 2008 Launch


   

2022-10-20

Album - NSL 2022


   

National Events / NSL 2022

Photograph


Cropped aerial photo taken on Saturday


   

2021-02-16

Garage Organizer Shelf Unit

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Build

My garage workshop has served more as a storage place for the past year than as a workshop.  So, a few weekends ago I started trying to organize it better so that I can get back to building rockets. One of the things I did was to build a set of shelves designed primarily to organize storage ... [More]

   

Garage Organizer Shelf Unit - The Result

Build Entry

I am really pleased with the result. Having my collection of screws and other small parts organized where I can quickly find them is going to make life easier. And having a place to charge the batteries for my tools frees up a lot of space on my workbench. Now ... back to building rockets! ... [More]

   

Garage Organizer Shelf Unit - Photos Phinally

Build Entry

And now ... because I forgot to take more photos ... here is the completed cabinet. What you missed: You didn't get to see me mess up. I had intended to work from the bottom up, but I had attached the rails to the inside vertical pieces before I got to that point and the measurement was ... [More]

   

Garage Organizer Shelf Unit - Power Supply

Build Entry

I attached a power strip to the back wall behind the charging shelf. On one end of the panel, I used a plastic grommet to cover the hole for the power cord. At the other end, I added USB charging plugs (because it looks cool and because I forgot that the power strip has two USB outlets). ... [More]

   

Garage Organizer Shelf Unit - From the Bottom Up

Build Entry

Bracha painted the wooden parts and I started assembling the shelves and dividers starting from the bottom. I assembled the parts close to where the unit would stand in the garage because it was going to be very heavy.  Rather than carefully following the measurements in my rough sketch or ... [More]

   

Garage Organizer Shelf Unit - Starting the Assembly

Build Entry

I cut several 1x2" boards into rails to hold the storage boxes and used glue and an nail gun to attach them to the side panels. [More]

   

2020-03-11

Album - March 2020 Launch


   

ROCK Launches / March 2020 Launch

Photograph


rock-2020-03-07-13-06-15.jpg


   

2019-11-17

Album - Winternationals


   

Album - Winternationals 2007


   

2019-07-17

Album - ROAR Launches


   

Album - 2019-07-16 - Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Launch


   

2018-02-24

Album - NARCON 2018


   

2017-11-27

Album - (Turkey and) GRITS 2017


   

2017-11-14

Album - November 2017 Launch


   

2017-04-27

Album - April 2017 Launch


   

2016-02-17

Album - February 2016 Launch


   

2016-02-15

Album - Kit-Bash/Modified


   

Album - Gliders


   

Album - Goonybirds


   

Album - Scratch-Built


   

2015-11-16

Album - November 2015 Launch


   

2015-09-13

Album - September 2015 Launch


   

2015-06-15

Album - June 2015 Launch


   

Roger Smith