Quick Wood Burning (Pyrography) Tutorial

Setup

Here’s a quick woodburning (a.k.a pyrography) tutorial for those in the mood for making gifts this holiday season! =) Tools & Materials Required: Woodburning Set (I used the Soundtech 24pc Woodburning Set which doubles as a soldering iron too) Pliers (for handling the hot metal woodburning tip) Gift Object with Wooden Part Printer and Paper to create the design for …

MakerBot Replicator 2 – Unboxing and First Print

MakerBot Replicator 2 Unboxing

After a long wait, we’ve finally gotten our hands on our MakerBot Replicator 2 3D Printer! So here’s some shots of the first things we’ve gone with it… The box is a pretty hefty one, but thankfully not too heavy. Black and cool looking on the outside and belies the awesomeness that is inside. Ripping off the tape on the …

Bunnie’s Open Sourced Laptop Project

  Paint us impressed- it seems like the very prolific Bunnie Huang is raring to build his open fully open sourced laptop, dubbed the “Novena”, and seems to be powered by a quad-core ARM CPU, coming with an on-board FPGA, dual Ethernet ports, and GPIO pins for hackers to play around with. So far, this appears to be a once-off …

3D Printshow London 2012

Quick Video from the 3D Printshow London 2012 which took place in Oct 2012 – a good sampling of the kinds of printers which are out there and what magical things they have been printing out!

Dirt Cheap Daiso Overhead Camera Mount

Planning to do a couple of top down shots soon so needed a cheap and easy overhead camera mount. When you hear the words cheap and easy coming in at the same thing – it normally means a quick trip to Daiso to see what goodies they have …   So, basically for this “hack” just need a pair of …