GoR 25: Podcast Studio in a Box

Gears of Resistance Episode 25 for February 24, 2017 For more tech news and how-to’s follow along on Google+ and check out our YouTube Channel. Music is “Computer Control” by Tom Woxom, available at http://freemusicarchive.org/ CC: Attribution-Noncommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Today’s podcast is brought to you by audible.com. They have over 180,000 titles to choose from for…

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GoR 24: Battery Box, DIY Light Filter, and Foamy Fun

Gears of Resistance Episode 24 for February 12, 2017 Cheap foam board storage DIY Battery Box | Based on Power Pods from QuickSilverRadio $2 Camera Light Filters Camera Slider For more tech news and how-to’s follow along on Google+ and check out our YouTube Channel. Music is “Computer Control” by Tom Woxom, available at http://freemusicarchive.org/ CC:…

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GoR 23: LED Lights, Altoid Tins, and the End of the DMCA

Gears of Resistance Episode 23 for November 6, 2016 Battery Powered LED Light Strip You Can Now Legally Hack Your Own Stuff (Changes to the DMCA Go In Effect) For more tech news and how-to’s follow along on Google+ and check out our YouTube Channel. Music is “Computer Control” by Tom Woxom, available at http://freemusicarchive.org/ CC:…

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GoR 22: 3D Printing + Woodworking and OSHW News

Gears of Resistance Episode 22 for October 8, 2016 Divorce Averted: Arduino.cc and Arduino.org Make Nice Arduino ESLOV | Kickstarter ESP 32 Stuff | 2 | 3  |  GitHub IoT Botnet For more tech news and how-to’s follow along on Google+ and check out our YouTube Channel. Music is “Computer Control” by Tom Woxom, available at http://freemusicarchive.org/ CC:…

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GoR 21: Not Your Grandpa’s DIY

Gears of Resistance Episode #21 for 17 April 2016   http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/GOR/2016/GOR_0021_17APR16.mp3   This week we cover: Arduino MKR1000 Hackster.io Johnny-Five.io JavaScript Robotic Framework MPLABX Xpress IDE Embroidered Antennas Sewing Loops Mandrels (for making wire loops and coils) Silhouette Portrait 2D Design: Pixelmator  |  AutoDesk Graphic 3D DESIGN: SketchUp   |  AutoDesk 123D Design Pepakura Designer Matboard Airbrushing Super…

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GOR 20: Bus Pirate Says ‘01010010’

Gears of Resistance Episode #20 14 February 2016 http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/GOR/2016/GOR_0020_14FEB16.mp3   This week we cover: Occipital Structure 3D Scanner | Meshmixer | Meshlab | Netfabb Glowforge Inventables Carvey Desktop CNC Router Bus Pirate Saleae Logic Analyzer Don’t forget this is a great time of year to go through your lab or workshop and tidy up.  Get rid of…

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Building a Workshop on a Budget

With the holidays now behind us and with a few gifts cards in hand, the question before many is what to buy?  When starting out in any hobby, electronics tinkering especially, there is just way too much useful stuff to acquire at once. This “stuff” breaks down into two categories:  Tools and Parts (aka consumables).  The advice…

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PCB Milling Workflow

After months of trial and error, I am finally getting decent single-sided PCBs milled with X-Carve.  I am currently using 5 apps: EagleCAD, Pixelmator, SuperVectorizer, AutoDesk Graphic and Inventables’ Easel.  Here is the workflow I am using from my MacBook: EagleCAD to draw up the circuit Edit > Net Classes Width to 0.04 inches or…

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GOR 19: Maker Skills To Learn in 2016

  Gears of Resistance Episode #19 22 December 2015 http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/GOR/2015/GOR_0019_22DEC15.mp3   The maker skills we want to learn in 2016: CNC Milling  |  Inventables Carvey Metalworking and Welding   |  Harbor Freight 3D Printing  |  123D Design 3D Scanning  | Skanect  |  123D Catch Airbrushing  |  Master  |   Air Compressor and Tank Laser Cutting  |…

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