High Voltage Art

I’d seen the youtube video from the Backyard Scientist guy and wanted to try that project myself. Asking around for dead microwaves via the AMT mailing list produced more than I needed, but extra is always welcome. I was able to take the microwave apart without killing myself. I have ideas of doing this in front …

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3D print Hangout, July 10, 2017

We had another fun 3D print hangout last night. Two newcomers and two veterans came, plus a few more who popped in later. Just a reminder that we always start with 3D print 101, which takes about 45 minutes. The unstructured hang-out starts afterward. If you’re an experienced 3D-print veteran, it’s perfectly okay to skip …

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Big Lathe Now Working!

  The lathe in the woodshop is functional thanks to the new lathe stand built by Howard. The lathe is made of the motor from Rachel’s donated lathe and the frame from the old workshop lathe. Hugh, Ravi, and Jose Miguel worked together to build the “frankenlathe”. Because the original lathe stand wasn’t heavy enough, …

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