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Vintage Racing

In 2009 I posted on a racing forum asking if anyone would trade work in the shop for time in the seat of a racing car. A gentleman…

Hides the face, Lies the Snake.

In my eyesIndisposedIn disguiseAs no one knowsHides the faceLies the snakeAnd the sunIn my disgrace Boiling heatSummer stench‘Neath the blackThe sky looks deadCall my nameThrough the creamAnd I’ll…

3d Printed Shift Boot

Recently a new car entered the garage, a 1984 Porsche 944 with a lot of loose ends to tidy up. Before even being able to assess the car…

Odyssey Electric Aircraft

The Odyssey is a lightweight composites electric aircraft from the brain of Russ Emanis. The Odyssey is intended to highlight lightweight composites and home built aircraft by being…

Funny Fork Major Update

It was finally time for the Funny Fork to receive some updates.  So here is what has been done. Updated Triple Clamp which includes bonded and pressed steerer…

Desktop Pro Vaporizer

The Desktop Pro Vaporizer is a laboratory grade vaporizer designed in co-operation with Onsen Labs.  This device was designed around Onsen Labs desire to have an all inert…

DryFeet

DryFeet is the creation of Jerry Durr, who was sick of his feet getting wet in winter while taking ride share or taxi’s in the midwest.   DryFeet creates…

GT Performer Junior Restoration

My brothers child has grown to two wheel age and our childhood bike was removed from moth balls. It made sense to put a bit more time into…

Moto and Lotus

The Moto and Lotus watches are conceptual designs based around the ETA 2842 movement. The hour hand is fixed with a rotating dial hidden below a fixed face…

Protected: Compact Precision Drill

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Alterna Concept 1 Prototype

The Alterna Concept 1 Prototype is the general testing rig for motor, battery, and drivetrain components which are being tested for use in the  Alterna Concept 3.  The Concept…

Fiat Spider 124: My short history.

Somewhere in my automotive history a seed was planted, it was an Italian seed and to this day i’m not sure how it was watered or why it…

Surgical Tools

Josh Gore Works has a long history of modeling, reverse engineering, and designing surgical and dental instruments for one of the premier manufacturers. Attached is a catalog of…

Alterna Cycles

Alterna Concept 3 Modular Carbon Frame Removable Battery Enclosure Mid Drive or Hub Motor 1500w – 7000w | 1hp – 8hp Bicycle or Moto Seat Flexible Geometry Commuter…

2017 Book List

Not that anyone asked, but these are some of my favorite reads of the year.  Some of this is technical, some fiction, some documentary, maybe some not even…

Tiny Whoop Drones

 P2 Tiny Whoop Carbon Reinforced Racing DroneCarbon Reinforced frame with 1mm carbon rods + 2mm cf rods. Download 3D Model From Grabcad  Tiny Whoop p1 with 7mm motorsCarbon…

Cars in Cuba

Ceramic/Matrix Composites

Near Net shape parts both random oriented fiber and 2d laminates Tool to create shape.  Die cutting and b staging Press and tools for limiting max compression on…

Microphone Enclosure

Sometimes a project stumbles into your lap through channels you don’t expect.  In this case a long time friend was working with a musician on their live tour…

Yoga Ball Chair

A health and fitness company reached out to Josh Gore Works to design and develop a yoga ball chair for home or office. The customer requested several concepts…

Funny Fork In Copper Harbor

Some friends and I headed up for a quick weekend riding the beautiful Copper Harbor trail system. After noon the Keweenaw Adventure Company shuttle starts running until 5pm…

Tuning for Speed – A free book about engines and tuning by P.E. Irving

Years ago I was given a copy of Tuning for Speed by P.E. Irving.  This book was turned slowly, page by page examining the methods and techniques used…

Funny Fork Damper Tinkering and Test Riding

Today I was tinkering with dampers with the hope of opening up the compression and rebound for the faster needs required suspending the front end(lower spring rates).  I…

Funny Fork – Data Logging

The Funny Fork future involves public testing including data collection with hope for scientific testing to parallel ‘seat of the pants’ rider feedback.   Data collection will be…

Resistance Band Trainer

A health and fitness company was interested in improving the elastic band training experience with their existing product by giving the user feedback and a rep counter. Resistance…

Funny Fork – FF-01/02

The Funny Fork project started as the simple desire to understand the handling characteristics of suspensions systems which were non telescopic in nature.  Having few modern interpretations of…

Funny Fork – Ride VLOG 1 – Low to Zero Trail Setup

Ridden today is the FF-02 on Silver Lake Wisconsin local singletrack. This setup is a low to Zero trail setup meaning the self centering forces acting upon the…

Funny Fork – Public Introduction

The Funny Fork project started as the simple desire to understand the handling characteristics of suspensions systems which were non telescopic in nature.  Having few modern interpretations of…

Frame repair on the old timer.

The Turner Sultan is nearing the end of its life but it’s replacement is still in process so I need to extend it’s life a bit.  A crack…

Carbon Skateboard Project – Part 1

After years of watching my brother shred and several more years talking about what a carbon board would feel like it’s time to build one.  Carbon boards exist,…