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

nixie1

This Maker details the challenging but rewarding process of building his own nixie tube timepiece. Read more »

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When working around noisy equipment, ear protection is essential to not causing damage. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration sets the limit to which a worker should be exposed during an 8 hour day to 90 decibels on an A-weighted scale (dBA). The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health... Read more »

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Several years ago, Chris Gregg, a Tufts University lecturer and computer engineer, received a letter from his friend Erica. This wouldn’t be so unusual, except that it was typed on an actual typewriter, not a printer. Gregg is a fan of vintage typewriters, but, as with myself, makes many mistakes,... Read more »

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When working on any sort of project, safety should always be a huge priority. Although your shirt, pants, hair, or even undergarments might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think about keeping yourself safe, they can be quite important. The following are a few clothing... Read more »

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Introduction If you think about tools that we use today that are passed down from ancient people, the knife, or possibly a modern version of the spear might come to mind. Lying somewhere between those two implements in the modern-day usefulness is the awl. Made out of bone in ancient... Read more »

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Eye protection is, in many situations, the most important piece of safety gear (aka “PPE” for personal protective equipment) that you will use. In many industrial situations, safety glasses are the absolute minimum protection that you must wear at all times. Besides glasses, goggles or even a full face shield... Read more »

The Bed is where the cutting happens - and where you will attach your piece to be milled.

Anatomy of a CNC router For all the attention that 3D printers get in the Maker community, subtractive manufacturing — in this case using a computer numerical control (CNC) router — has a long history of making useful items. Like a 3D printer, it can do its job autonomously, but... Read more »