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It’s our Make: Online pal Sean Ragan’s birthday today, and look what his mom made him: a chocolate retro birthday computer! When I inquired as to how it was made, Sean replied:

It’s cast in a couple of molds. Apparently the trick is “tempering” it correctly to avoid a dull chalk surface. She has a non-contact IR thermometer that she uses to get it just right.

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Becky Stern

Becky Stern is director of wearable electronics at Adafruit Industries. Her personal site: sternlab.org


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