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Make: Projects – PVC utility sink stand

All the kitchen chemistry at my last place left the sink in no condition for human habitation, so I replaced it when I moved out, and took the old one with me. After some diligent scrubbing, it was ready to serve as a utility sink in my garage/workshop, hooked up to the washer/dryer connection there. All I lacked was a stand, and since I’d recently scored a bunch of these cool orange-colored Blazemaster PVC fittings at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore for a song, I decided to make one out of PVC.

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Collin’s Lab: Wire Rack Attack!

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j87PXzF0mJw&fs=1&hl=en&start=0&fs=1&rel=0&showinfo=0&ap=%2526fmt%3D18] Once the growing sprawl of electronic parts starts showing up in your dreams, you know you’ve got some tidying up to do. It can be a challenge to spend quality hacking time on humdrum sorting & parts organization, but of course, in the long run it’s a no-brainer. I’ve yet to discover a […]

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Make it Anywhere, Part 2: Mobile Lab Substrate

Steve Roberts, the “high-tech nomad,” shows you how he built his mobile lab and makerspace.

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Soft sensor kits from Hannah Perner-Wilson

Hannah, aka Plusea, is something of a legend in the soft-circuits community. We have covered her open-source work in soft circuits and sensors many, many times before. She has no fewer than 37 tutorials published on Instructables, 28 of them “featured,” almost all of which cover low-cost soft-circuit devices of her own design. Now she […]

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