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Successful Prints and Nylon Is Tough

July 2, 2014

Yay finally!  I swapped out the cheapo PLA I got from Amazon for the good stuff from Matterhackers.  Working great! For more nerdy fun here’s video of it working… OK so with PLA mastered I was ready to tackle my dream… a cooler latch with a living hinge!  This has become my “white whale” project. […]

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Nearly successful calibration print

June 14, 2014

Huzzah!  After breaking a bunch of glass, cursing Kapton, and putting my laptop in the shop I finally have my calibration print.  Not done yet… hopefully I’m not jinxing it. My build plate temperature control seems to be stuck, it goes all the way to max no matter what I set it on.  It’s at […]

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Bukobot Assembly Part II

May 18, 2014

Finally I have time to continue! Ok now how do I run this thing? 😉

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Bukobot Assembly Part I

May 11, 2014

My Bukobot kit arrived yesterday so this morning I got to work. So many parts! I’m in nerd heaven. Whoever thought up this system for connecting milled aluminum bars was a genius. See how the clearance of nuts above the brackets creates slots for the aluminum channel? Also, the channel gap just the right size […]

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Quick hack lumber cradle

January 26, 2014

I cleared a shed and couldn’t figure out what to do with my scrap lumber pile. This weekend I put some of the scrap to use along with some cheapo caster wheels and slapped together this lumber cradle.  Makes good use of the empty floor space too.

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Promising Paleo Bread

January 12, 2014

I’ve been searching for a fluffy paleo sandwich bread recipe, maybe this one’s a winner? The trouble is I quit my browser without saving it.  If it’s as good as i looks I’ll post it later when I find it again.

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REPOST: Biomass Briquette Press

January 5, 2014

(server crashed and restored from a backup so lost original from Nov 13, 2013) I’ve been wanting to build this for a loooong time. When my parents came for a visit I decided it was the perfect project for father son bonding to get me off my duff.  I got the plans for the Micro […]

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More Fun with PogoPlug

February 19, 2013

OK let’s see what other magic I can make… X wp-naapd Removed, daemon won’t run with systemd out of the box X Try mediatomb W00t!  works great with mysql db UPnP players for Android and OSX are crappy.  No UPnP/DNLA for Roku. Removed. √ Reinstalled Pogoplug software for web access Works great!  I can access all […]

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Cracker Dinner

February 11, 2013

We’re experimenting with grain free crackers. These came out great so… crackers for dinner!

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Indoor constellations of digital life

February 10, 2013

Drobo, Router, Airport, Roku, Onkyo, Phillips, Pogo, Mercury, Express, Samsung

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