Contains affiliate (and/or direct) links to any products/tools discussed. We like re-using stuff as much as possible. We like popping bubble wrap. Once bubble wrap has met its intended goal of providing sweet, sweet relief, however, it's pretty much done and is generally tossed into the recycling bin. On a whim, we decided to see… Continue reading Make: Easy Diffuser Panel From Bubble Wrap
We found some cheap drawers (with a few flaws) and printed up a bunch of drawer inserts for organizing various types of hardware!
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.
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.