Our own Matt Mets has been experimenting with a metal lathe at Hack Pittsburgh, and made this aluminum rod with a captive ring in collaboration with Matt Stultz by carving the ring our of a section of the rod. Rad, and great photo!
Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).