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I Just Finished Some Beer Transporters

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I wanted to attempt making several presents with my CNC. Just to try out replicating and then building several versions of the same thing. I think they cam o...

A Laptop Desk For My Daughter

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I just finished a laptop desk for my daughter after she saw the one I made for myself. Her favorite color, for now, is purple. I used purple dye on the board...

Adding A 4th Axis To My Cncrp4896 Pro

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I ordered a 4th axis from AliExpress the other day. There was a sale, so I got it in hand within a week and it cost me around $400 shipped. Now that I have i...

Water Drop Ripple On Wood Cnc Project

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I purchased a CNC router parts pro 4896 a while back. Took a month before I could build it and months to get time to do anything else with it. Finally, I’m s...

Just Bought A Large Cnc Router

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3 weeks until I have my shipment, and then I will be diving in to this large format CNC router. I purchased mine from CNCrouterparts and so far they have bee...

Hue Dimmer Switch Possible Fix

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I have been having many problems with the hue lighting system. About 10-15 lights regularly loose connectivity and show as not communicating. Most of them wi...

Home Automation And The Hue Api

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I have been using Openhab for over two years now and most of the time I have used the Hue bridge and lights to connect Zigbee devices to my network. I only u...

Openhab 2 And Icon Possibilities

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In the free time that I have, I am attempting to redesign the icons for openhab. I want to stay in line somewhat with the material design google now has on t...

Sidetrack From A Hackaday Post

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While reading hackaday, I saw that someone copper plated a 3d print using a solution of acetone and graphite powder. After quickly creating some copper aceta...

A Novel Method Of Sensing

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While listening to embedded, a podcast on embedded development, the interviewee described how he was capable of sensing the pulses emitted from the common wa...

New Year And A New House

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So, even though i have a million projects I would like to be able to dedicate myself to, I have real matters to deal with.

Yet Another Usb Issue

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Yesterday I rewrote the HID descriptors to allow for only buttons. the bits used are 0x01-0x20 and windows loads the driver fine. But for some reason the but...

New Way To Create Terrain Assets

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It’s probably crazy expensive, but maybe rental will be an option. You could go somewhere, fly it around and import in to your scene. Crazy times.

Usb Woes 1

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After all of the work put in to understanding hid usb and creating my pinball controller, I sat down today and created a simple pinball game in unity.

The Future Of Ellen

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They definitely have the uncanny valley thing going for it. But that will slowly disappear and we will see this type of reality as normal.

Revised Pinball Controller Code

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So with my last attempt, I was using a SPST switch and attempting to use a spring to release the button. After several failed linear pots and a half working ...

Finally Figured It Out

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And now that I have it figured out, I feel stupid. I guess sleeping on it works.