Category Archives: Journal

Toilet paper roll holder

Today I designed a toilet paper roll holder: Tired of having to hunt for that roll of soft tissue every time you do your business? If only there were a fashionable hook upon which you could place this precious velvet! … Continue reading

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Ball Maze

Bre challenged us to make something using 3dtin. I came up with and printed this marble maze, using the ball from a bearing. Next I want to make a 3d version of the maze as a blind cube, with holes … Continue reading

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Robot plant

My friend and I made this Robot Plant for a build series I’ve been running over at Make. Instructions, etc can be found there! There is also a contest with some pretty fabulous prizes that you can win if you … Continue reading

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Shish Kebab party!

I’d probably have gotten more done if I wasn’t so busy consuming tasty meats and delicious drinks. But, what fun would that be?

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Make: Tokyo Meeting 06

Dayne Barton of Tokyo Tek put together this great summary video of Make: Tokyo Meeting 06, where he asks both Mitch Altman and myself about our favorite projects. Other cool Make Tokyo stuff: My photos from the event. Lem of … Continue reading

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How-To: Build a soldering iron stand from a coathanger

At the workshop at Blooming Labs in Bloomington, IN, we were short a couple of soldering stands. Mitch showed us this nice trick for replacement stands using a standard coat hanger and some wire cutters, so I wrote up some … Continue reading

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Midwest Workshop Tour of Hackerspaces

For the rest of the month, I’m going on tour with Mitch Altman and Jimmie Rodgers as their official roadie. We’re visiting a number of hackerspaces in the Midwest, and holding soldering workshops at them. They started their journey a … Continue reading

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