From Steubens Wheelmen! Here’s a shot of The Brass Lion with a Down Low Glow "Fossil Amber" light from Rock The Bike ! And since we are talking bike accessory you should pop over to Velo ORANGE for some truly wonderful retro-bike accessories like this pair of paniers!
Most of the things that I make, with the possible exception of the Wimshurst Machine I recently completed for an article in Make: Magazine, best fit under the category of "prop" rather than "instrument." That is clearly not the case for this telescope as it is surely as capable
The ink cartridge retaining clip on my Epson Stylus Photo 820 broke when I went to change the ink cartridge. I repaired it with a bit of copper wire and a brass wood screw with the head cut off.
This is my favorite purse, and yes I call it a purse and not something like "a man bag" which sounds suspiciously like a euphemism for something else entirely. In any case, when you carry a phone, MP3 player, camera, multi-tool(s), thumb drive, flashlight, Molskine, Mini Moo cards,
"I will publish a blog post on Tuesday 24th March about a woman in technology whom I admire but only if 1,000 other people will do the same." — Suw Charman-Anderson Ada Lovelace Day is an international day of blogging to draw attention to women excelling in technology. Women’s
A couple weeks ago I began work on a RepRap machine. A RepRap is a desktop fabricator or 3D printer that is capable of making all of the parts of itself that are not stock off-the-self items. It’s a 2 1/2 axis CNC plastic extruder that fabricates parts by
Just three more days until Episode 103 featuring the Steampunk Workshop! Make:TV first contacted me nearly two years ago to talk about doing a segment in and around my bus project. I was enthusiastic, but after a couple of months of emailing back and forth, the producers I had
Last May’s MakerFaire in San Mateo was the highlight of 2008 for me! I had just about the best time of my life! Now Maker Faire is coming to the U.K.! Ian writes: MakerFaire is coming to the UK as part of the Newcastle Science Festival on 14th/15th March
This weekend’s dump finds include yet another brass porch lamp, green felt for the bottom of my lamps, a small kerosene lamp (never lit!) and a pair of nautical models, both in sealed boxes, they are ALL WOOD models!
From Wikipedia: Upcycling is a component of sustainability in which waste materials are used to provide new products. It is generally a reinvestment in the environment. "Upcycling is the practice of taking something that is disposable and transforming it into something of greater use and value." This process allows