Monthly Archives: August 2016

PwnyExpress like RPi

If you didnt know PwnyExpress makes these wall wart like boxes that you plug into a site and it looks for issues in the network.  Apparently someone made an opensource version with a Raspberry Pi called Warberry Pi. http://lifehacker.com/warberry-pi-is-a-dead-simple-pen-testing-toolkit-for-th-1785503906

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A cheap ceramic 3D printer

For in theory $150 US.  It looks very promising but being in China, and thru a website I never heard of for crowd funding.  I will pass for now. Most of the mechancs are basic stuff in CNC/3D printing you … Continue reading

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Xerox and Outsource mentions.

Been noticing that Xerox gets mentioned alot the past several month when it comes to outsourcing US jobs. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/judy-frankel/insourcing-american-lose-_b_11173074.html

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5 tool storage ideas

I like the slide out peg board for tools under the workbench.  On and using PVC for caulk tubes too. http://makezine.com/2016/08/21/5-clever-tool-storage-solutions/

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Make an embossed business cards

This is pretty neat, the author make a set of rollers with 3D printer and can do punch out business cards. Roll your own business cards with this 3D-printed embosser You can order your own set here.  at…err $45 before shipping. … Continue reading

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Nicer windowfarm build

Looks like someone is updating the build for windowfarm (build it out of old water bottles).  Only difference is the author is using some pretty big bottles. http://www.instructables.com/id/Windowfarms-Revived-with-3D-Printing/

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Another CDROM to CNC build, but this time with an older L293D shield

I know I have posted a bunch of these up already, but this one is with an older L293D shield for an arduino.  Why do I care?  Well remember when radio shack was closing a bunch of stores, they had … Continue reading

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Cool looking end table you can CNC out

Nice simple design with thin plywood.  And easy to assemble.  I have been looking at simple furniture to build with my CNC (flatpack based) and this coudl fit the bill. http://www.instructables.com/id/Side-Table-2/

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Making a vertical bubble machine (Magic Cauldron)

Yes its on my list.  The author built this nice verical bubble machine, which he puts in a home-made pot for “a potions” like kettle.  Me…I would use a plastic kettle…anyways.  I like the build and I may have to … Continue reading

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Simple LED cork light

Interesting take on LED throwies.  Pretty simple build too. http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cork-Light/

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