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January 17, 2018 AUTHOR: Donald Bell CATEGORIES: News Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

LED Pixel Physics [Maker Update #67]

This week on Maker Update, simulated gravity pixels, the HowToons Kalimba kit, an automata art bike mashup, and building your own B-MO. This week’s Cool Tool is the DeWalt Right Angle Attachment.

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January 10, 2018 AUTHOR: Donald Bell CATEGORIES: News Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Asus Tinker Board S [Maker Update #66]

This week on Maker Update, an interactive music ring, the Asus Tinker Board S, Google’s Vision kit for Raspberry Pi, and a servo movement recorder. This week’s Cool Tool is 3M SandBlaster Ultra Flexible Sanding Sheets.

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December 20, 2017 AUTHOR: Donald Bell CATEGORIES: News Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Favorite Projects of 2017 [Maker Update #65]

This week on Maker Update, I’ll take a look back at some of my favorite projects from 2017 and show you a cordless hot glue gun for hot glue on the go. This week’s Cool Tool is a Ryobi Cordless Glue Gun.

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December 13, 2017 AUTHOR: Donald Bell CATEGORIES: News Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Selfie Bot [Maker Update #64]

This week on Maker Update, an adorable robot wants to take your selfie, a future-proof charging dock, two new types of NeoPixel, and rolling your own coin cell pack. Our Cool Tool is a Klutch angle grinder stand.

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December 6, 2017 AUTHOR: Donald Bell CATEGORIES: News Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

TechShop 2.0 [Maker Update #63]

This week on Maker Update, a Bluetooth boombox with a built in visualizer, TechShop bounces back, a Circuit Python pixel painter, animatronic eyes, and glue tips for cosplay. This week’s Cool Tool is the Bucket Boss Parachute Bag.

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November 15, 2017 AUTHOR: Donald Bell CATEGORIES: News Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Car Lock Pinball [Maker Update #60]

This week on Maker Update, a Pi-powered Airplay boombox, the Hackaday Grand Prize winner, pinball with car parts, drying filament, and exploded diagrams. This week’s Cool Tool is a LewanSoul Servo Tester.

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November 8, 2017 AUTHOR: Donald Bell CATEGORIES: News Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Hologram and Chill [Maker Update #59]

This week on Maker Update, a gesture controlled hologram, a new magazine for makers, a chill drinkbot, a DIY solar battery, shrink plastic, foam core tips and DIY solder masks. This week’s Cool Tool is the Aven Circuit Board holder.

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November 1, 2017 AUTHOR: Donald Bell CATEGORIES: News Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Wake Up! [Maker Update #58]

This week on Maker Update, a meme alarm clock, solar balloons, an Imperial rocker, bending PVC with sand, AxiDraw XL, and hacking wheelchair motors. This week’s Cool Tool is the Surebonder Pro2-100 glue gun.

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