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What to do with a 3D Printer: Make Garden Tools This entry was posted on May 21, 2012 by Alex English. The gardening season is here and it's time to get out and work the dirt. Even very traditional home tasks and pastimes like gardening can benefit from a 3D Printer. I've got a few garden accessories that I've designed for myself to use in the garden this season. Hanging Garden Trellis Netting First, I needed a way to hang the trellis for my peas and green beans. What to do with a 3D Printer: Make Garden Tools
OpenKnit works as an ecosystem formed by 3 parts +a machine, follow this link to build yours here you’ll find: the 3D model of the machine, .stl files for printing [soon], bill of materials (parts/provider/price) [soon], an assembly manual [soon], circuit diagram [soon]. HOWTO | OpenKnit HOWTO | OpenKnit
NINJA SPHERE: Next Generation Control of Your Environment by Ninja Blocks NINJA SPHERE: Next Generation Control of Your Environment by Ninja Blocks Your Ninja Sphere learns about you, and your environment. It uses data from sensors and actuators to build a model that can inform you if something is out of place. It can monitor temperature, lighting, energy usage, you and your pets' presence, and anything else you connect to your sphere. By using data from your devices, environment, and location your sphere is able to advise you intelligently and give you control only when you need it.
[edit] Source Gerald C. Anzalone, Chenlong Zhang, Bas Wijnen, Paul G. Open-source metal 3-D printer Open-source metal 3-D printer
The Electron: Crash Course Chemistry #5 The Electron: Crash Course Chemistry #5 This video is currently unavailable. Sorry, this video is not available on this device. Video player is too small. Normal
DIY Book Scanning | A forum dedicated to book scanning, open source, DIY digitization. DIY Book Scanning | A forum dedicated to book scanning, open source, DIY digitization. Oh, there’s so much we could talk about. May we start with a little bragging? DIY Book Scanner is notorious as an example of Open Innovation – that means that you, as a member of this community, are the one doing the important work of innovation and invention. Who recognizes this?
the Tricorder project One of the most beautiful aspects of science ... is that while there is so much we can see and smell and taste, there is such a large universe full of things we can't directly observe. What's more, the phenomena we learn about in science class — magnetism, pressure, or chemical structure, to name a few — aren't simply present in some remote time or space, they're everywhere around us — a beautiful new world to explore. Imagine if we could see them as naturally as we see light or colour. the Tricorder project
Ever wanted to connect your Legos and Tinkertoys together? Now you can — and much more. Announcing the Free Universal Construction Kit: a set of adapters for complete interoperability between 10 popular construction toys. Fig. 1. The Free Universal Construction Kit. The Free Universal Construction Kit The Free Universal Construction Kit
THE Printrbot by abdrumm THE Printrbot by abdrumm This is the real deal, no derivatives here. These are the real Printrbot in it's current version. I have a bunch of these printing all day, every day.... it works. It is expandable to larger widths and heights easier than any other reprap out there. Period. Its the most inexpensive bot out there being mass produced.
Introducing The MakerBot Replicator™ EmailShare 900EmailShare January 10, 2012 (Brooklyn, NY) – MakerBot Industries is excited to announce the launch of its latest product, The MakerBot Replicator™, which will debut at CES in Las Vegas, NV on Tuesday, January 10th. Available in the MakerBot store for pre-order today! The MakerBot Replicator™ is the ultimate personal 3D printer, with MakerBot Dualstrusion™ (2-color printing) and a bigger printing footprint, giving you the superpower to print things BIG! Introducing The MakerBot Replicator™
Britta Riley: A garden in my apartment Image credits: Agriculture by Islam, need Flickr attributions "Interdependence is an extremely powerful social infrastructure that we can actually harness to heal some of our deepest civic issues, if we apply open source collaboration." --Britta Riley in her May, 2011 TED talk Britta is an artist and technologist from New York, and owns a company called
Making silica aerogel at home I followed instructions in the silica TMOS recipe from and successfully produced some small pieces of aerogel in my home shop. The two main difficulties are: 1. Getting TMOS or TEOS (the key chemical ingredient), and 2. Building a supercritical drying chamber. The components for the chamber can be bought from or another source of industrial pipe fittings.
Build a Laser 3D Printer - Stereolithography at Home Here is how to make a Stereolithography 3D Printer. It is still a bit of a work in progress but so far it is working pretty well. This is mainly an experiment which started as a Delta Robot Stereolithography Printer but ended as a more traditional Cartesian Stereolithography Printer. "I'll be honest, we're throwing science at the walls here to see what sticks. No idea what it'll do." - Cave Johnson
“I see my share of off-the-wall schemes... this is the first one I've seen that I could quite likely build and inhabit, personally.” “...a compelling example of an open source platform emerging in a new area.” “WikiHouse, An Online Building Kit, Shows How To Make A House In 24 Hours” “WikiHouse promises printable homes, work for the world's idle CNC routers.” WikiHouse / Open Source Construction Set
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