A collection of extremely useful auto mechanics (and general) shop tips.Continue Reading
Ekso Bionics makes battery-powered exoskeletons for medical and rehabilitation applications. I wore their awesome Industrial Exoskeleton.Continue Reading
Brian Matthews of Flapping Sprocket creates beautifully intricate machinery, wings, and other contraptions in his Los Angeles studio. For the second year running, he will be at the Maker Faire Bay Area as a mobile exhibit, roaming the Faire with his hand puppet Francis, a metal marvel finely articulated enough to shake your hand.Continue Reading
This animated GIF illustrates it beautifully.Continue Reading
In each bi-monthly episode of DiResta (every other Wednesday at 2pm PT), artist and master builder Jimmy DiResta (Dirty Money, Hammered, Against the Grain, Trash for Cash) lets us into his workshop, to look over his shoulder while he builds whatever strikes his fancy. On this episode of DiResta, Jimmy begins his rescue and restoration of a classic Chandler and Price letterpress that has been rusting away outside of an upstate NY antique shop for decades.
For lists of materials, tool, and supplies, notebook sketches, and Jimmy’s notes, see the post on MAKE: http://blog.makezine.com/2013/01/16/diresta-printing-press-part-1Continue Reading
On this episode of DiResta, Jimmy begins his rescue and restoration of a classic Chandler and Price letterpress that has been rusting away outside of an upstate NY antique shop for decades.Continue Reading
Build from the parts of an old printer, this project spotted by Ladyada takes the useless machine to a whole new level. Full details about the project are available here.Continue Reading