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Sienna Hood Rod Pivot: PETG Edition

Our Larval Engineer reports that the PLA pivot for the Sienna’s hood rod didn’t survive contact with the van’s NYS Inspection. I’m not surprised, as PLA tends to be brittle and the inspection happened on a typical February day in upstate New York. 471 more words

Machine Shop

Home Economics- Raspberry Buns 

Today in Home Economics we made Raspberry Buns which were were made differently to how I thought they were made. I like making them cause they were quick and easy to do. 104 more words

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Detergent Cap Holder

Although chain mail provides a good test of the M2’s setup and slicing parameters, it doesn’t offer much in the way of infill. To test that, I designed a holder for the cap of the bulk laundry detergent container: 533 more words

Machine Shop

LED Bulb in High-Vibration Environment

The garage door opener just ate another rough-duty bulb, so let’s see how a $7 LED bulb fares:

It has no external heatsink fins and the color temperature looks just like the old-school incandescent bulb it’s replacing, so they’re getting a clue about what’s acceptable to ordinary folks. 42 more words

Electronics Workbench

Bookleting a PDF with Landscape Pages

For reasons not relevant here, we had to make a booklet out of a PDF file that contained several wide tables that should print in landscape mode, but were tagged as portrait pages. 106 more words

Home Ec

Home Ec 101 - Peanut Butter Cookies

Still the best after all these years!

1 egg

1 cup sugar

1 cup peanut butter

Stir together & place tablespoons of dough on parchment paper-lined cookie sheet. 107 more words