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Voronoi code

A small update to yesterday’s post: We are using pcb2gcode instead of visolate, which was giving offset problems between the copper traces and the drillholes. pcb2gcode does it in one go, while visolate seems to need an extra step. As … Continue reading

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PCB aesthetics

I think this proves beyond all doubt (was there ever any doubt?) that I am overgeeked. CH sent me some images the other day while I was in foreign lands showing some PCBs he had made. YOWZA! What I really … Continue reading

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configuration configuration configuration . . . . . . .

Sunday. Rainy Linz weather. Summer was a Tuesday. Now it will be like this until a pseudo “Indian summer” or Altweiber (old lady) Sommer in October. But do we care? No! We have about three dozen Skeinforge parameters to tweak … Continue reading

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Printing a Nameplate

Time’s Up has a number of ongoing projects. One of them is the Time’s Up Boating Association (TUBA), which of course has its own blog. But that is not what we are here to discuss. The latest post on the … Continue reading

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Late summer, post holidays restart

After wandering all over, we finally all gathered in the workshop tonight to get back to work on the machine. There are several things going on that are fun and interesting, but we are having a bit of a problem … Continue reading

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Lego is all plastic

One of the things that people like to give as an example of “what you can build with a 3D printer” is a piece of LEGO. Well, who cares? LEGO is an example of exactly what you do not want … Continue reading

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There’s movement in the station

Because the word has got around. We have gotten two of the main bits connected. Electronics and the motors with the frame. So we can move the head around. Huzzah! There are some pretty funny details in here. The cogs … Continue reading

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