Solutions for IoT and Maker Projects

We got into single-board computers (Raspberry Pi and Arduino) through some great techie/ Maker friends of ours. These men, women and very smart children work on amazing projects that blow us away. But they all hit the same wall eventually.

Many projects don’t look as great as they really are. And Makers are frustrated with duct tape, plywood, rubber bands, and hot glue. 

My first Pi Zero case arrived in broken little pieces when I opened the kit. So I started thinking about this. And I haven’t stopped thinking about it since. Somehow, all that thinking turned into a company.


If you’re a woodworker, you need hinges, drawer pulls, or screws. If you sew, you need zippers or buttons. But you don’t want to make those things. You want to buy them so you can get on with the fun part of your project.

Makers are creative problem-solvers

Specifically, our goal is to help Makers stay focused on the things they do best, while we focus on the things we do best. 

I'm focusing years of design and manufacturing experience on helping Makers realize their visions.  Protect and dress up your projects, yes. Enjoy the creative process more and showcase your innovations, yes. Most of all, we want to help you do things that you could visualize but could never do before, at least not without a ton of pain and expense.

We help engineers, hobbyists (aka Makers), STEM students and educators learn, experiment and build innovative projects that use electronics, including nanocomputers (such as Raspberry Pi), microcontrollers (such as Arduino), sensors and motors.

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More innovation. Less frustration.

My Maker friends are searching for well-designed, strong and elegant tools, cases and other components. And before Phase Dock, they could not find the right things.


I was a United States Air Force machinist on the fastest, baddest aircraft ever built—the SR-71 Blackbird. Everything you heard is true, and then some.

The first time I got close to one was at Beale Air Force Base in California. I had just finished Machinist School, my clearance came through, and when Tech Sergeant Clyde took me out to the SR-71 phase dock, told me to climb into the cockpit and “get it over with,” well… you never forget that. My time in the Air Force drove home what incredible things we can achieve when we master technology.

So now you can guess where our company gets its name, and maybe a sense for how high we’d like to fly with you.

I'm a machinist, computer scientist and a manufacturing engineer.  I’ve helped build UAVs, flying cars and medical products.  Wood, metal, plastic—bring it on. 

I live for this, just like you.