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Eric Weinhoffer

Eric Weinhoffer

Eric is a Manufacturing Engineer at Other Machine Co., where he uses large machines to make smaller machines. When not building things, Eric enjoys skiing, cycling, and climbing.

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I figured I had a passable grasp on what it meant to bring a great product to life, but I was wrong. In the past, I’d often look at technical specifications on product pages without thinking about the challenges of actually achieving them on a repeatable basis. Have you ever... Read more »


Build a 3x3x3 LED Arduino Shield! Designed by young maker Joey Hudy, this simple kit from the Maker Shed will not only guide you through the build of an exciting shield for your Arduino, but can help you learn the basics of programming different patterns as well. Read more »


This guide will show you how to assemble the simple Pi enclosure that’s included in the Maker Shed Raspberry Pi Starter Kit. Read more »


Although it may be too late to get yourself a 3D Printer in time for Christmas (unless you're willing to pay for overnight shipping), we thought it would be a good idea to have a discussion about which 3D Printer may be right for you. It's never too early to... Read more »


MAKE pal, Maker Shed technical advisor, and all-around maker hero Andrew "bunnie" Huang is collaborating with MIT Media Lab Ph.D. student Jie Qi on a fascinating project, Chibitronics Circuit Stickers. They're exactly what they sound like - stickers with embedded circuitry that you can stick onto copper tape and other... Read more »

3Dprinter4U Builder

The Builder is a solid printer with a large print bed and sleek look. Read more »


Yesterday Jeff Bezos, Founder and CEO of Amazon, announced during a 60 Minutes segment that his company has already began work on the future of shipping, called Amazon Prime Air. In short, orders that weigh under 5 pounds will be delivered to your door in 30 minutes or less, by... Read more »