Each Tuesday we have “The Maker File” an interview with an interesting Maker and what they do, this week’s is an interview with James Larsson by MAKE & CRAFT publisher, Dale Dougherty, he’s joined in the conversation by Bre Pettis who also shot some footage separately of James and one of his devices. James is an engineer and collector of old and interesting technologies. He is the author of the VCR Cat Feeder project in MAKE volume 03.
- The Maker File: A Tour of TechShop – Link.
- VCR Cat Feeder – Liberate a motor from an old VHS deck, attach it to a food chopper, and program the deck’s recording timer to fill Fluffy’s bowl on schedule. Voila! Your own programmable pet food dispenser. From MAKE: 03: Cars and Halloween page 98. Subscribers–read this article now in your digital edition!