I needed to quickly fabricate a device for letting me use my ladder sideways on the stairs. I wrote it up on one of my sites here if anyone is interested: For anyone in a hurry, here’s a pair of pics showing this simple method for solving this problem: It’s not complicated, it’s not going…Details
On February 1, 2014, I (Rick) got together with another EMS member (Ellery) to build a modular Olympic Lifting Platform. The goal was to build a platform that could fit in our garage. The standard 8′ x 8′ size would be much too large, so we cut ours in half. The other problem is that…Details
Always awesome to link to fellow EMS members and their stories and use of the EugeneMakerSpace commons. Ben Hallert fellow EMS member and friend ( https://www.facebook.com/ben.hallert) posted this story to his Facebook feed a few days ago and I think it’s worth sharing it’s best use case story this year value for EMS membership. Ben’s story…Details
EMS member Greg Norman posted a +instructables on how to “Soldering SOP or micro surface mount chips”. Well done Greg! http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-SOP-or-micro-surface-mount-chips/
EMS member Rick Osgood (http://bit.ly/18kpxIZ ) SCARES up another Halloween hack. A double helix Jacobs Ladder (http://bit.ly/HtbuGT ). Congrats Rick ( @rickoooooo ) on another ELECTRIFYING fast hack.
It’s almost Halloween so lets get inspired! Today we have one of Eugene Maker Space’s founders and ingenious members Rick Osgood that posted a new video on his YouTube channel. Fire Breathing Jack-O-Lantern “Published on Oct 22, 2013 In this video I build a jack-o-lantern that can breathe fire! Unfortunately I don’t feel this project is…Details
For Marie’s birthday we made a custom pinata that closely resembled the printer from Office Space that got beatdown, if you aren’t familiar with Office Space or need a reminder of the printer beatdown
This is a video of our cat with special dietary needs using her RFID feeder. It is made from an hacked cd-rom drive and an Arduino with a RFID reader attached. It also uses a PIR (Passive InfraRed) sensor to make sure it doesn’t close on the cat. It has actually saved us considerable money…Details
Austin shot this short video of James’ hexapod.
Austin gave me this video of my interactive LED diversion being interacted with.