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How to Make Your Own Locket - Ganoksin Jewelry Making Community. Before photography, lockets were decorated with miniature, handpainted portraits — a luxury few could afford.

How to Make Your Own Locket - Ganoksin Jewelry Making Community

The advent of affordable photographic miniatures propelled the locket to the forefront of jewelry fashion during the sentimental Victorian era. Between 1890 and 1920, ornately crafted lockets were suspended from bracelets, necklaces, brooches, belts, and chatelaines. Ladies of fashion were not seen without one, and men wore them on their watch chains. Facebook. Twitter erupts as mainstream media try to keep Tory election fraud story out of the news. There’s no update on the summit meeting between the Electoral Commission and police forces investigating the allegations of Tory electoral fraud – so here’s something for you to consider.

Twitter erupts as mainstream media try to keep Tory election fraud story out of the news

While members of the public have been clamouring for coverage, most of the mainstream news channels – papers, TV, radio – have resolutely ignored it. But they jump when just one or two people complain about programme content. Perhaps the answer is to write in to your favourite news purveyor with a letter marked clearly, “COMPLAINT”, and demand to know why they aren’t covering a story that is clearly of significant image to large numbers of the public. Six reasons receivers shouldn't be media streamers - CNET.

If you're looking to buy an AV receiver this year, one of the major step-up features you'll be tempted to pay for is built-in networking.

Six reasons receivers shouldn't be media streamers - CNET

All the receivers we're looking at in the $500 price range have an Ethernet port on the back and support for a variety of streaming-music features, such as Pandora, Rhapsody, Napster, Slacker, and Internet radio. As much as we're fans of those streaming-music services, we'd hesitate to recommend paying extra for getting them built-into a receiver, since AV receivers are our least favorite way to access them. Here's why. 1. What You Need To Set Up Your Home Music Server – Music Server Tips. A music server typically consists of a data back-end which is where you store your actual music files.

What You Need To Set Up Your Home Music Server – Music Server Tips

This can be simple external USB hard drive connected to a computer running some sort of server software (filesharing protocol etc.). If you want a more sophisticated solution, you could put your music on a NAS (Network Attached Storage). But the core principle is that you need ample hard disk space for your entire music library. Facilitating the Power of Making.

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IC Boards. 3D Design & Printing. Printing. Facilitating the Power of Making. Welcome to Makespace. Creating a space for young makers and educators. Design, compile, and simulate your electronic project online. Art organisation detail. Bare Conductive. We Are Makers Seeks to Explain the Maker Movement. What is the Maker Movement?

We Are Makers Seeks to Explain the Maker Movement

A simple question you may often hear from family and friends. Do you start with the explosion of new technologies that let almost anyone turn an idea into an object in the real world? Do you mention the community workshops popping up in warehouses, libraries or online to connect curiosity and expertise? Or do you begin with the core values that bring makers of all types together to share and create? This challenge sparked We Are Makers, a short documentary that celebrates the diversity of tools, people and ideas that is the Maker Movement. A group of filmmakers from Abilene Christian University visited many of the people and places that have brought making into the mainstream. We’re proud to share the film with the maker community. The Maker Movement is more than a single new device or type of community, and We Are Makers hopes to help us share something of the deeply human values that motivate the broader movement.

Related. The World's Simplest Hack: iPod Party Amplifier. Makerland Tutorials: Your First Steps with the Internet of Things. Buy Direct (Official Site) MAKLAB LONDON : Making Space by MAKLAB. Makerversity is a making and learning company based in the heart of Lodnon.

MAKLAB LONDON : Making Space by MAKLAB

We are building a 21st century digital factory, bringing industry back to the banks of the Thames, as well as developing learning and work placement programmes focused on emerging technologies, developing skills, attitudes and networks. Free Technology Ebooks. REVOLVE // A hardware-less coffee table. I wanted the shape of this object to be relatively basic because the slicing process created by the program would be enough of a feature to draw you in.

REVOLVE // A hardware-less coffee table

I also needed to have the design done pretty fast because Paul and I only had a couple days to see this project through. I hit the internet for inspiration and came across the Kitaj, a side table by Rodolfo Dordoni. I wanted to make something a bit bigger and decided to convert this shape into a coffee table. Paul also needed a table for his office (his previous one made by a well known swedish manufacturer may have finally given out because he fell victim to the 'they gave us extra hardware' myth).

Autodesk 123D Make. How 3-D Printing in Silver Really Works. 3-D printing company Shapeways can now print items in silver--or almost, anyway.

How 3-D Printing in Silver Really Works

I needed to get some clarification as to how that could really work, and Shapeways has kindly provided an in-depth look at how this process works. If you've got any interest in printing out your own 3-D silver jewelry, read on and find out what goes on behind the scenes. Thanks to Shapeways for the following, very interesting description of how the process works. "Shapeways enables people to design custom objects in silver by printing a wax model layer by layer, then using the wax model to cast in silver.

3D Printing Design & Modeling Software. Autodesk 123D DesignEasy-to-use yet powerful modeling tool with library of existing components or the ability to create from scratch.

3D Printing Design & Modeling Software

Also available for the iPad. Integrated and prints directly to Shapeways. Learn how 123D Design and Shapeways work together Windows, Mac, Online Service TinkercadA fantastic beginner program, that leads you to learn complex things through simple quests. Sketchup: a 3D Toolbox - Harwood Podcast Network. 8 Steps On How To Design And 3D Print Jewelry — LucasPlus Jewelry by Lucas Goossens. OpenDesk - Design for Open Making.