Skull Cane Proves Bondo Isn’t Just for Dents

[Eric Strebel] is quickly becoming a favorite here at Hackaday. He’s got a fantastic knack for turning everyday objects into something awesome, and he’s kind of enough to document his builds for the viewing pleasure of hackers and makers everywhere. It also doesn’t hurt that his voice and narration style gives us a real Bob […]

DOTTER – HUGE ARDUINO BASED DOT MATRIX PRINTER #3DThursday #3DPrinting

Shared by NikodemBartnik on Thingiverse: Doter is a huge dot matrix printer based on Arduino. Most of the parts are 3D printed, there are also 28BYJ48 stepper motors (the cheapest stepper motors you can find) and some basic components, there is also PCB that you can buy right here. It can print on the paper […]

Analysis of 3D-Printer Power Consumption Using Creality CR-10. TL;DR: 24/7 Operation = 2¢/Hour | #3DThursday #3DPrinting

Rob Cockerham has an interesting analysis of the power demands of his CR-10 3D-printer – when only the fans are running, when the nozzle is operating at 185°C, the heating bed is maintained at 45°C, and while the printer is operating on 2 axes. The power use of a 3D printer is complex. The CR-10 […]

QuickBASIC Lives On with QB64

When I got my first computer, a second hand 386 running MS-DOS 6.22, I didn’t have an Internet connection. But I did have QuickBASIC installed and a stack of programming magazines the local library was throwing out, so I had plenty to keep myself busy. At the time, I thought QuickBASIC was more or less […]

DeadPool x Pikachu #3DThursday #3DPrinting

roykinglo shares this great dual color deign mash up of DeadPool x Pikachu! download the files on: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2768243 Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community has passion and dedication for making solid objects from digital models. Recently, we have noticed electronics projects integrated with 3D printed enclosures, brackets, and sculptures, […]

Exixe: Miniature Nixie Tube Driver Board

While I have the pleasure of reviewing a multitude of interesting devices writing for Tindie, few products jump out quite as much as this one in the sense of it being something that hackers have needed for years, but never thought to ask for—a Nixie tube driver board! Yes, that’s right, now instead of coming […]

The Creation of a 7 Foot Monster Hunter Sword

When Monster Hunter: World was released at the end of January, I mostly took notice of the cats in the game. It happens. But the game is packed with so much more, including unique armor and weaponry like the Giant Jawblade sword. Rooster Teeth’s Master & Apprentice decided to craft one in real life (without […]