Homebrewing a Tool Box with LEDs!

Some times you just want to make stuff with no real practical purpose! Some call it art. I call it fun. I have wanted a toolbox with LEDs inside so it’s easier to find stuff in the dark. So I set out to make as ‘unique’ (that’s being gentle!) a box as I could using…

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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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SPP 78: Gravity in Meatspace

S.T.E.A.M. Power Podcast #78 for March 6, 2016 http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/SPP/2016/STEAM_0078_6MAR16.mp3 This week we cover: Gravitational Waves Discovered Ex-NSA Chief Agrees with Apple Teaching Math Using Dance and Theater Google Invents Needless-Needle MIT Brings IFTTT to Meatspace Mattel’s $300 Toy 3D Printer [Download] For more tech news and how-to’s visit the blog, follow along on Google+, and check out our YouTube Channel. Or listen…

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GOR 16: Documenting Your OSHW Project

Gears of Resistance Episode #16 12 October 2015 http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/GOR/2015/GOR_0016_12OCT15.mp3   This week the stories are: Join the GoR Slack Community | Slack.com $9 CHIP Computer is Shipping! AutoDesk open sources Ember 3D Printer, Fusion 360 Update AutoDesk 123D Apps Photon Environmental Datalogger GitHub Repo BuddyBot Project Write-Up Example GitLab Evernote EagleUp (EagleCAD to SketchUp 3D Model Tool)…

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SpongeBob In Space

S.T.E.A.M. Power Podcast #48 31 August 2014 http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/2014/STEAM_0048_31AUG14.mp3 MIT Magnetic Micro Hairs 3D Printed Personal Turbine to Power Your Gadgets NASA Uses Origami To Fold Solar Collectors Plankton Claimed to be on International Space Station Windows Smart Skin for Aircraft Intel’s New Broadwell Chips Promise Thin, Fanless, Power Laptops [Download] For more tech news and how-to’s visit…

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Terminator Sperm

S.T.E.A.M. Power Podcast #30 15 December 2013 http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/2013/STEAM_0030_15DEC13.mp3 Google Thinking About Making It’s Own Microchips  |  ASICs The Terminator Sperm Army Taking 3D Printing To The Next Level Rethinking Particle Physics [Download] For more tech news and how-to’s visit the blog or follow along on Google+.  Or listen on iTunes. Music by Halloween, available at http://freemusicarchive.org/ Copyright: Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0…

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Moto X and the Monopoles

S.T.E.A.M. Power Podcast #24.  3 August 2013. http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/STEAM_0024_3AUG13.mp3 The Hunt for the Magnetic Monopole When Did Our Genetic Adam and Eve Live? NASA Missions Through 2030 3D Scanning Kickstarter Fuel3D UPS To Offer 3D Printer In Select Locations Moto X and Innovation (Or The Lack Thereof) [Download] For more tech news and how-to’s visit the blog or…

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