Month: November 2019

Printing Custom Shirts With The Roland BT-12

Printing Custom Shirts With The Roland BT-12

I got a chance to play with the Roland VersaStudio BT-12, which is a compact DTG printer. If you’ve never heard of DTG(Direct To Garment) before, is when you print directly onto fabric, as opposed to something like screenprinting or iron-on transfers. Typically DTG printers are quite large and cumbersome, not to mention expensive. The […]

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An RFID Music Box Fit For A Child

An RFID Music Box Fit For A Child

Browsing around the internet, looking for cool laser cut projects to do while I’ve got a fancy laser cutter here for review, I found a very interesting looking music box posted to reddit. I thought the design was delightful. While I personally could do without the little figures with built-in RFID tags, this music box […]

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A Phoenix Rises From The Ashes, And Memories, Of The Most Destructive Fire In California History

A Phoenix Rises From The Ashes, And Memories, Of The Most Destructive Fire In California History

The 153,000 acre Camp Fire was the most destructive in California history. The blaze destroyed over 18,700 homes, businesses and other structures. Jessie Mercer created a Phoenix Rising out of keys she collected from the people who lived and/or worked in the communities affected by the camp fire.  Keys to peoples homes, businesses, schools, fire […]

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shenzhen maker faire 2019

Maker Faire Shenzhen 2019: Flames, Bots, and LEDs

Maker Faire Shenzhen 2019 has finally concluded on November 10 at the Vanke Design Commune. We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to all sponsors, partners, makers, volunteers, performers and visitors for making Maker Faire Shenzhen 2019 a huge success this year! This year, we had 108 maker booths from all over the world, […]

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550 Signatures From 37 Countries Make This Friendship Quilt, Sewn For Maker Faire

  The Friendship Quilt project started as a bit of whimsy just before embarking on my second trip to Shenzhen. It got way out of hand and eventually wound up as a huge quilt project that has captured the thoughts and dreams of over 550 Makers from around the world and touched the lives of […]

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Share Your Project At The Next Open Source Hardware Summit

Share Your Project At The Next Open Source Hardware Summit

The Open Source Hardware Summit (OHS) is inviting talk/demo proposals for the tenth annual summit! To be held on Friday, March 13,2020 at the NYU School of Law. The Open Source Hardware Summit is for presenting, discussing, and learning about open hardware of all kinds. The summit examines open hardware applications, practices, and theory, ranging […]

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