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  • Reamer Regrinding - In the near future I'll need to make a bunch of things with tight-tolerance 22 mm bores, so instead of buying a 22 mm reamer, or just boring the holes like...
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July 28, 2010

Popsicle Stick Hydraulic Arm


I designed and built this arm for an engineering challenge at a NC State University engineering summer camp.  The challenge was to build a mechanical arm that could grab a snickers bar and lift it up.   My available resources were Popsicle sticks, scissors, hot glue, syringes, and plastic tubing.


July 11, 2010

Skull Flash Drive Mod

I built this flash drive out of Sculpey for a flash drive modding contest on TheBestCaseScenario.com 
Once the skull was baked, the flash drive was glued in it using epoxy, and the opening was painted over.

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July 7, 2010

Water Cooled Laptop

Many laptops tend to run very hot, and as a result their tiny blower fans have to work hard to stop the computer from overheating.  Simple ways of fixing this include taking some compressed air to the heatsink, or reapplying thermal paste.  But this is a far more interesting solution.

Repaint and Watercool Your Laptop

July 3, 2010

Mini Ipod Speakers

These speakers clip into the headphone jack of your mp3 player, and require no external power source.

Version 2:

Version 2.0

Book Speakers

The purpose of this project was to create a pair of unintrusive bookshelf speakers that blend right into the contents of your bookshelf.