Hackaday Editors Tom Nardi and Mike Szczys comb through their favorite hacks from the past week. We loved Donald Papp’s article on considerations before making the leap from FDM 3D Printers to a resin-based process, and we solidify our thoughts on curing cement in low-gravity. Tom’s working on a Cyberdeck build, and he also found an ancient episode of an earlier and much different version of the Hackaday podcast. We’re impressed with a mostly 3D-printed useless machine, a thermal-insert press that’s also 3D-printed, and the Raspberry-Pi based Sidekick clone that popped up this week. A DIY wire-bending robot is an incredible build, as is the gorgeous wire-routing in a mechanical keyboard, and the filigree work on this playing card press. Plus you need to spend some time getting lost in this one hydrogen-line telescope project.
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New This Week:
- What On Earth Is A Pickle Fork And Why Is It Adding To Boeing’s 737 Woes?
- Superconference workshops went on sale and sold like crazy:
- Tom’s thinking of building a Cyberdeck:
- Second Annual Philadelphia Maker Faire
- Hackaday had a podcast way back when and Tom found one of the ancient episodes:
Interesting Hacks of the Week:
- A Useless Tomb Of Eternal Doom
- The Zen Of Mechanical Keyboard Wiring
- Meet MutantC: Raspberry Pi Sidekick Complete With Sliding Screen, QWERTY
- 3D Print Your Own Thermal Insert Press
- PrintEye Gives You Stats In A Blink
- Silicone Injector Gives Parts Production A Shot In The Arm
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