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The BeatBearing Tangible Rhythm Sequencer

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wreP8FMupyM?wmode=opaque] The BeatBearing is an exciting and intuitive way to make music. Move the balls on a grid, and you change the beat. Music sequencing couldn’t be simpler. Like countless other musicians, I use a computer to create beats and sequence them into mixes. Pointing and clicking with a mouse is fine for a […]

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Magnetic Chip Shield

For too long I’ve been standing in the stream of chips flying off my milling machine. This small shield sticks to my milling vise magnetically, and takes less than an hour to make. It does a good job of helping keep chips contained, especially when using cutting fluid or fly cutters. I’ve also found it […]

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Adult Soapbox Kart

This guide will teach you the basic design aspects you’ll need to consider in order to make yourself a road-worthy gravity-powered vehicle. Full suspension on go-kart wheels, driver restraints, a rigid frame with roll bar, and balanced drum brakes are features of the example kart I’ve built. It weighs in at under 100lb. Original build […]

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