04th Jul 2011
Camera Turret!

Camera Turret!

I have this cool camera turret. It has auto focus and a large lens. Steppers and stuff. And controllers. As far as I know it’s working. I’m curious about the...

02nd Jul 2011
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Arduinos, Wifi, controllers and stuff

I was just looking at the Arduino Mega and other stuff. To get a controller into something that you can control through the internet (plus it can get information to...

02nd Jul 2011
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Honda Power Supply

I’ve been eyeballing gas powered power supplies over the past while. I was thinking it could serve a lot of purposes. At any sort of trade show or travel, I’d...

24th Jun 2011
Other Drawbot projects

Other Drawbot projects

I now have an arduino/MotorShield running with a couple of steppers so I need to mount the spools on the steppers and write the code to start drawing. There are...

20th Jun 2011
Rubens tube for sound visualization

Rubens tube for sound visualization

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20th Jun 2011
More fine works from Ken Patton!

More fine works from Ken Patton!

This is amazing stuff based on compound pendulums. Very finely made and interesting to look at even if it weren’t kinetic! He gets the period of the system to be...

11th Jun 2011
Makers we need to solve real problems

Makers we need to solve real problems

People who want to monetize have to solve a real problem. How to find a real problem? I think if you survey your community you will find people with problems....

22nd May 2011
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Ken Patton

I’ve been marveling over some of Ken Patton‘s work. I started to chat with him online to learn more about his work. I’m please show you a new piece of...

22nd May 2011
Brad Litwin

Brad Litwin

When I was in New York last summer I had the pleasure of meeting Brad Litwin. He is a maker of kinetic art. He had his Quadrapult on display at...

22nd May 2011
Who don’t these rods bump into each other?

Who don’t these rods bump into each other?

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16th May 2011
Top this angry “World’s Most Useless Machine”

Top this angry “World’s Most Useless Machine”

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14th May 2011
Nice Clock

Nice Clock

This looks like a nice project to try. Compound pendulums and clocks. What a great idea! It is so smooth that it’s a bit uncanny. It looks so small and...

11th May 2011
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Big Sushi

Big Sushi (388 Bloor Street West, Toronto) is a pretty nice restaurant. But this promotional art work is so funny I can barely stand it: Blog this! Digg this post...

02nd May 2011
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Simple Percussion Instrument

My new tool box came on a skid. Strangely it was not a spruce skid or whatever the usually make skids from. It’s some really nice dense wood. So I...

23rd Apr 2011
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Innovations from ArcAttack!

I saw ArcAttack! in New York City a while back. I saw them on TV previously which didn’t thrill me too much but seeing them in person was a total...

22nd Apr 2011
Amazing lego demonstration

Amazing lego demonstration

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