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  • Everything looks like a (plastic) nail ..

  • To a man with a hammer (3d printer) ... everything looks like a (plastic) nail … OK.  Whew.  Turns out that 3D printing is addictive.   Who would have thought?   It’s been about a month now since I got my (first, only) Prusa MK3s printer.   I’ve pretty...
  • Ancient digital clock revived, and a project box

  • Among the old projects in my junk box was a digital clock I made in the late 70s, using the National Semiconductor MM5371, a one chip clock. Back in the day I used an iron core transformer to supply power. I decided to replace this with a wall wart supply...
  • Maker Faire Berlin 2015

  • [UPDATE] print is done :) Check the bottom of this page.Still recovering from that weekend. My first maker faire, a "have to", because it was in Berlin, my hometown. Friday night I was meeting with @WooDWorkeR, @Sophi Kravitz, @Elliot Williams and @al1...
  • 0x02 NTTF - Stargate LED matrices

  • So today the boards arrived from OSHPark and I will put all the stuff together on sunday and throw it into my toaster oven, hoping for the best! As seen before those boards have quite obvious markings, since the LEDs do lack that - I hope for the best...
  • 0x02 NTTF - Stargate LED matrices [UPDATE]

  • First let me apologize for the pictures, I was too lazy to grab my DSLR so my "trusty" Samsung Galaxy S2 had to be enough.So let's dive into my adventure with SMD soldering with a toaster oven. I had all I would need to test this method myself. The boards...
  • Open Hardware Summit: video recording of talks

  • The annual Open Hardware Summit took place on September 27th at MIT, and all the exciting and insightful presentation were live streamed to YouTube! The live stream is broken into morning session and afternoon session. Morning schedule: 9:00 AMDoor...
  • Santa Bot PCB Made by PCBWay

  • For the last 4 years I have created a Christmas Ornament to help raise money for Charity.  The first ornament was created for a Secret Santa event for a Computer Hardware forum called "[H]ardForum".  It is the forum attached to the now defunct hardocp.com...
  • 2019, A Year in Tools

  • Today I was talking with a friend about some difficulties we had with assembly with a particular part and I shared with him the tool I purchased to deal with the problem.  While going down my purchase history looking for the tool to share with my friend...
  • Generating Nice Threads In OpenSCAD

  • [Hello future reader. This article refers to OpenSCAD 2018.05.05, please check if it still applies later on] 3D printing internal and external threads is interesting for many reasons. Unlike gears that invariably wear rapidly and cannot measure up compared...
  • Elecrow PCB Review (2020)

  • PCB design art is something I have been experimenting with. Recently, I used Elecrow PCB who offers yellow soldermask with black silkscreen without additional cost. Introduction There are many cheap prototype PCBs manufacturing services online. They...
  • Floppy shenanigans

  • been learning a lot about floppy drives/disks/controllers lately, what with #Floppy "Fun" -- Backing up a unique Kay-Pro disk  and #Improbable AVR -> 8088 substitution for PC/XT Also finally started attacking a long-planned project to record audio directly...
  • My 3D Printer

  • I finally decided to buy me a 3D Printer. After checking different types and seeing hours of YouTube videos, I bought the Wanhao Duplicator i3 3D-Printer.