Category Archives: Misc

3D Printed Gear Heart

Thought I’d see what this 3D printing thing is all about. Turns out it couldn’t be easier! You choose a part from Thingiverse, such as a Gear Heart, download the model, load it into Makerware and just press print! I … Continue reading

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Tea Candle Lamp

I decided to try and design a tea candle lamp with the help of a laser cutter. I drew the pattern using a thick marker, scanned it, converted it to a vector and then massaged it some. I used white … Continue reading

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Laser Cutting

So I joined TechShop. They have lots of cool stuff to play with, one thing being a laser cutter. I decided to make use of the laser and make some cool wall art of Pittsburgh! I created the source vector … Continue reading

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Wooden Rings

Recently I tried making some rings as a present for someone special. I found an interesting article¬†about making segmented rings without a lathe, so I decided to give it a shot. To get started I bought some 1/8″ inch thick … Continue reading

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Do Not Press!

Just a little coffee table pleaser I whipped up. Hook it up to any wireless remote, and you’re in business. I don’t actually have a use for it yet, but its fun telling people not to press it. As usual, … Continue reading

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