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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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October 18, 2017 AUTHOR: Donald Bell CATEGORIES: News Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Deckard’s Binoculars [Maker Update #56]

This week on Maker Update, Blade Runner binoculars, setbacks at Glowforge, custom zipper pulls, JOY pads, and colorized laser engraving. This week’s Cool Tool is the Canary Corrugated Cardboard Cutter.

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October 9, 2017 AUTHOR: Donald Bell CATEGORIES: Project Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Too $hort Cat

The following is adapted from an Instructable I wrote, with a few added photos here.

The Party Animal dancing speaker is a hilarious but awful product. For this project, I’m going to show you how to make it twice as funny and half as crappy by integrating a music player, connecting it to a real speaker and rewiring it for push-button play. I have mine dancing to Too $hort, but you can have yours dance to whatever you want.

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