Monthly Archives: April 2016

Materials To Know: Baltic Birch

Long ago, when I wanted a plywood sheet, I would go to the local big box hardware store and buy whatever was at the center of the optimization curve for  cheapest and nicest looking. I would inevitably suffer with ultra-thin … Continue reading

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Fictiv develops tolerance calculator along with tips to ensure your 3D prints find a snug fit

As someone that has worked in the 3D printing service sector for some time, I always hold my breath when a client comes in and tests the fit of their 3D printed prototype against the circuit board (or whatever else) … Continue reading

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PVC Rain Gutter Cleaner

The rain gutter cleaner described in this ible was wholly inspired by knorseth’s ible found here. Nozzle assembly Parts:The following parts are in order of assembly 3/4" PVC cap with a hole drilled through the tipshort piece of 3/4" PVC … Continue reading

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ESP8266 Based Irrigation Controller

If you just want to prevent your garden from slowly turning into a desert, have a look at the available off-the-shelf home automation solutions, pick one, lean back and let moisture monitoring and automated irrigation take over. If you want … Continue reading

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20 DIY Rock Climbing Walls to Bring the Mountains Closer to Home

To have a really well-rounded rock climbing training regime, you need to have something to climb, and somewhere close to home is best. Read more on MAKE The post 20 DIY Rock Climbing Walls to Bring the Mountains Closer to Home … Continue reading

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Uber ‘price-fixing’ lawsuit to go ahead

A federal judge in the US refuses to throw out a lawsuit alleging that Uber’s chief executive conspired with drivers to fix the cost of rides. from BBC News – Technology http://ift.tt/1RQdndt via IFTTT

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Arduino Morse Decoder

This device reads hand keyed Morse code from a signal key (or an ordinary switch) and translates it to plain text and show the Morse code you’re keying on an LCD. I use it to train my own Morse keying … Continue reading

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