Tag Archives: PROJECT

Trigger Your Camera Using Automatic Air Freshener Parts

Per an earlier post, Glade was nice enough to provide a very hackable set of components in their “automatic spray” air freshener.  Once I had the components in hand, an obvious use was for a remote camera trigger.  After some … Continue reading

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Work Table from a Shipping Pallet

I recently bought a miter saw made by Rigid.  Although it wasn’t the cheapest one (or the most expensive), I think the quality of the build was worth it.  I’ve been very happy with it, as in addition to being … Continue reading

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Illustrate and dimension your projects with GIMP

For those of you that don’t know, GIMP stands for GNU image manipulation program.  It’s free to download and could be compared to Photoshop or an extremely advanced version of paint.  For someone interested in showing off his or her … Continue reading

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Pegleg the six-legged (hexapod) robot – part 1, introduction

Late in the year 2000 after watching Battlebots, I decided that I needed my own robot.  While the price of a Battlebot proved too high, both in terms of materials, access to machine tools, and radio remote control knowledge, I … Continue reading

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