Marine, Mechanical, & Design Services
I grew up around heavy equipment, road building, logging and mining.
Education was focused on architecture and engineering both of which are art forms. Each of these photos are links to
marine repair & restoration and prototype design-fabrication projects, services I continue to offer selectively.
& stories by S.L.Van Ronk
Art Originals & Prints For Sale
Painting on glass
Mechanical & Design Services
New book, Just Released!
The influence of metaphysical thought on science and meditation integrated
into daily life to enhance spiritual awakening
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directly from the printer
by S.L. Van Ronk.
Limited Edition museum quality Giclee' on paper or canvas in various sizes available online through FineArtAmerica.com
Please Support S.V. Mystique World Art Tour. All purchases or small donations allow us to help others in need!
We live simple, share a lot, and give stuff away free all the time.
Thanks for your help.
Mechanical, electrical, wood, fiberglass, plastic, & rigging work available in ports
or anchorages where permitted to work.
Mystique was in the early stages of dereliction when I bought her in 2013.
The basic boat was souond, but all electrical, fuel, and mechanical needed attention.
About a third of the mizzen mast needed replacement along with other repairs
to decking and various beams that were starting to rot.
Electric Vehicle Prototyping, & Educational Programs
These photos are links to design-build projects for home construction &
Electrathon competition was introduced to U.S. high schools in 1992 as a design-build
program to get students intrested in science, math, and vocational skills. In twelve years over 1,000 high schools
adopted the program.
The eMule was a home school curriculum for science, math, and vocational skills.
Three wheel leaning scooter with a top speed of 45mph and an hour
range from two lead acid batteries. Tested in daily street use for two years and proved very practical.
Practical Mini-House built from standardized
modules built on jigs then taken to a location for easy assembly.
The basic cabin is either 12'x16' or 16'x20 and designed to be stacked or
butted together to allow expansion as needs and resources came available.
A concept proposal was developed to use the modular system as an inexpensive way
to build an eco-tourist lodge in remote areas of developing countries.