What’s better than a table? A shelf; just a whole lot more horizontal space to clutter. Make one yourself with four 96″ 2×4″ studs, two 96″ 1×2″ pine strips, a 7/8″ 2×4′ pine ply, a Kregg jig, and a bunch of screws.
Hello again! Its time for another customizable mechanism! This time its called a Scotch Yoke. This one turns rotating motion into straight line motion via a boss on the crank and a slot on the piece that rides straight. I had looked at a few reciprocating saws when I thought to do this. I noticed […]
*EDITED OPENSCAD CODE 12/18/17* So this started when I was playing a batman themed computer game when I was a kid. On Batman’s desk you could play this game with 3 pegs and disks on them. You had to move the disks from the far left peg to the far right one and you couldn’t […]
I started making booklets for myself a few years ago. It all started because I couldn’t find the notebook I wanted to use. I prefer a nice, slick paper with grey dots in a grid pattern. Blank printer paper was fine, but the ends of my sentences would always trail off. So I experimented with several techniques for binding paper. I’m still experimenting (I don’t take as many notes as I did in college, so it’s slow going…) Binding paper can be as simple or as complex as you are willing to make it. In this post, we’ll discuss three ways, in increasing complexity, to binding paper.
** General message not related to post ** ** Sorry we’ve been away so long… general update is Joe and I have just had life happen to us and this slipped through the cracks. We made a plan to post more so hopefully that sticks ** So I have had the same belt since highschool […]
The Geneva Mechanism is a rather basic intermittent motion mechanism. Some information, for the curious, can be located in this Wikipedia article and here are some designs and variations of the Geneva mechanism from an amazing site based of an amazing book. Basic Geneva 1: Uses gear teeth to turn. This way the whole thing […]
Wooo! First post! OK let’s get going. This idea came to me when I saw this on thingiverse. I wanted to take it a different direction. Originally the base was just going to say daft punk in their logo with the helmets on springs at the top as bobble heads. But I figured why stop […]