Jeremy Cook

Jeremy Cook

Jeremy is an engineer with 10 years experience at his full-time profession, and has a BSME from Clemson University. Outside of work he’s an avid maker and experimenter, building anything that comes into his mind!

Latest from Jeremy Cook

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What can a guy that has a 5000-volume library complete with a 1930’s era pipe organ (see around 2:20 in the video below) do to enhance his reading space? I’m not sure what my answer would be, but for Craig Landrum, the answer was to build a sound-reactive shelving unit.... Read more »

A sous-vide immersion cooker is a tool used, generally in high end restaurants, to cook food immersed in water. I didn’t know what this technique was, but based on the pictures of the finished steak in Matthew Arbesfeld’s project write-up, I’m now a huge fan. One reason why these cookers... Read more »

Activity trackers (e.g. the FitBit) are becoming more popular for tracking fitness goals. As fun as this is, you could always just build your own with, you guessed it, an Arduino! You’ll also need a battery, a Bluetooth module, an accelerometer, as well as some custom software on your smartphone... Read more »

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If you want furniture, you might go to one of many well known stores that sells particle board items that will fall apart in a few years. If you want something better, but not too expensive, you can buy something used, or even something new that requires a bit of... Read more »

The buzzer on a washer or dryer may be OK for most people, but what if you would like something a little more versatile to tell you when your laundry is done? Here’s an interesting solution involving an Arduino Yún that sends a text message when the washer or dryer... Read more »

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No, that’s not a plastic drink stirrer you see in the picture above, it’s an actual metal sword made from two nails. If you have some simple tools, like an anvil and hand drill, this sword takes the prize for best awesomeness-to-cost ratio. If you watch the video below, you... Read more »

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If you’re tired of folding up a piece of paper into a triangle “ball,” Here’s another interesting idea for papercraft football, just in time for bowl season! This game looks to be a combination of electric football, where plastic “players” are moved around the vibrating playing surface, and a bristlebot,... Read more »

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