posts tagged: maker

display case idea for hotweels type toy car

display case idea for hotweels type toy car

i put together a neat (IMO) little display case for my scale die cast toy Jeep Wrangler Unlimited (JKU) … continue reading  ⇨

how-to easily add automatic water fill to a Terra Kaffe TK-01 coffee machine

how-to easily add automatic water fill to a Terra Kaffe TK-01 coffee machine

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  ⇨

i finally designed & built a custom mechanical keyboard this year (open hardware/software made it easy)

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

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 …

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just make something!

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 …

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