It’s fun to salvage gears from old machines for new projects — but how can you tell if they’re metric or Imperial?Continue Reading
Ask MAKE is a monthly column where we answer your questions. Send your vexing conundrums on any aspect of making to email@example.com. If we don’t have the answer, we’ll scare up somebody who does. Tracy Wood said: “My problem is I start projects and don’t finish them!! ;(“Continue Reading
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I hear a lot words — embedded system, microcontroller, system on a chip, computer on a chip — used somewhat interchangeably. What are the differences, if any? And where do Arduino and Raspberry Pi fit?Continue Reading
Ask MAKE is a monthly column where we answer your questions. Send your vexing conundrums on any aspect of making to firstname.lastname@example.org. If we don’t have the answer, we’ll scare up somebody who does.Continue Reading
I use Edge shaving gel and I noticed that some cans will not dispense the gel as a foam while others will. Would it make an interesting project to find out how the spray head is suppose to work and find a way
to fix it if it is not foaming the gel?
According To Edge’s website, the gel is supposed to remain a gel when it exits the can. Therefore, if it came out foaming on occasion for you, I can only guess that it’s due to an abnormality or defect in the can itself.
For curiosity’s sake, I went ahead and bought a few cans of Edge gel and put them through their paces in the hope that I could replicate the foaming action you speak of.Continue Reading