As part of some home redecorating we wanted to clean up some of the tapestries and quilts one of us had up on the walls. We modeled a solution after a commercial product and loved the result.
This is a re-visit of our original Molex connector post--we had some problems with our cabling on a recent project, so we drilled down into the failures so they wouldn't happen again.
When prototyping or figuring out what's needed for a project a collection of "pre-canned" components ready to drop into a design are handy.
In the process of bringing up a new site we trashed many/most of our images. We're sorry for the inconvenience and will restore as many as we can over the next days/weeks. On the plus side, we did manage to restore the bulk of the blog, and we're putting some new procedures in place to… Continue reading Ruh-roh!!1!
To match the hardware of a local Maker education classroom we decided to purchase a Glowforge Plus (plus our Epilog needs a new tube--any excuse to buy new hardware!) Here's our high-level overview.
Let's reverse-engineer a simple (but irritating) binary protocol!
For $130, what could go wrong?
We wanted a less-dense, more-organic paintbrush holder to complement our first one, so we whipped up a "bean"-shaped design with a small dish in front.
Let's take a quick look at our 3D-printed knockoff of a cheap paintbrush holder.
Get you a box cutter for a great good! TSA aside, box cutters are great: yes, we all have our multitools, but for all-round utility, it's hard to beat the simple box cutter. Let's take a quick look at the ones we have laying around, discuss why some are better than others, what our daily carry is, and why.