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Weekend Watch: “Layer By Layer” Teaches Design for 3D Printing

Designing your own 3D printed parts is a skill that every person who owns a printer should have or be actively acquiring. The power to design exactly what you want feels incredible when you actually have it, and the lack of those skills is incredibly frustrating when they present themselves.<p>Noe …

3D Printing

Arduino Nano Eagle Library

This is based on Warren Brayshaw’s post here, which seems to have the A0-A7 lines reversed (compared with the Nano V3 . Maybe it once was correct for …

Arduino

VirtualWire Library

<b>PJRC Store</b><p><b>Teensy</b><p>VirtualWire, by Mike McCauley (PDF), helps you use very inexpensive wireless radio modules.<p><b>Download</b>:<p>Very low cost RF modules require …

Arduino

Attiny85 and RPI

It is wellknown fact that you can use the Arduino as a frontend for the RPI.<br>A simpler and cheaper solution is to use one of the tinys from Atmel, for …

Arduino

Building a CNC Milling Machine for less than $1300

[Mynasru] tipped us about a homemade CNC milling machine that his friend [trochilidesign] recently made. We have to admit it may be one of the best …

Ideo Releases A New Photoshop For Interaction Design

The design agency offers an improved version of Origami, the open-source UX prototyping tool Facebook released earlier this year.<p>A few months ago, Facebook released a bit of open-source code called Origami, which lets designers create and test user interfaces without any coding.<p>Now, Ideo has …

Dirt Cheap Dirty Boards Offers Dirt Cheap PCB Fab

When your project is ready to build, it’s time to find a PCB manufacturer. There are tons of them out there, but for prototype purposes cheaper is …

Three Axis Position Indicator with Digital Calipers

[Malte] just finished a little project for his Wabeco F1200 milling machine: a compact external display for three digital sliding calipers …

Freakduino 900 MHz Long Range+ Bottom Mounted Battery Case Set [FREAKDUINO-900LR-BATTERY-SET]

This set includes the Freakduino 900MHz Long Range Wireless base board, battery regulator circuit, 900 MHz antenna, bottom mounted battery case that …

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When Dad Makes: The Wisdom Therein

From stories reminiscing about bunk beds and the sentimental value of a plank of wood, to a wealth of images of a homemade arc reactor for one’s son, when Dad makes, it’s a special moment for all of us.<p>While I’m not a father myself yet, I had a maker dad, I recall the tips he used to say, and I was …

Resin Casting: Going from CAD to Engineering-Grade Plastic Parts

Synthetic polymers play a role in almost every single commercially manufactured item on the planet. Plastics are not just ubiquitous, but extremely versatile: some of them are incredibly stretchy, while some are hard as nails; some are crystal clear, and others come in all colors of the rainbow; …