i hacked on an automatic water-filler to our Terra Kaffe. this is a super quick and easy project anyone can do with minimal tools, and it should only cost around $25! … continue reading ⇨
posts tagged: maker
i finally designed & built a custom mechanical keyboard this year (open hardware/software made it easy)
i’ve been meaning to build a fully custom mechanical keyboard for a long time… though not a completely from-scratch KB, this project was a few notches above just assembling a kit. … continue reading ⇨
SparkFun third hand kit – better than a frozen rhesus monkey
i purchased a SparkFun Third Hand Kit while on a Cyber Monday shopping spree this year. i’m not sure how i ever lived without one!
but what does it do?
it’s a better version of the infamous Helping Hands tool (you know the one that can never articulate just the way you need). useful for holding small parts …
just make something!
the maker/DIY trend isn’t about Arduinos or 3D printers. it’s not about laser cutters and hackerspaces. it’s about creating instead of just consuming.
you don’t have to be an artist or a scientist. many makers/hackers have both strong left and right brain tendencies. you also don’t need to know how to write code or operate a …