Prototyping Workflow using the Silhouette Portrait

Long the tool of choice of scrapbookers and wedding invite makers, the humble electronic tool is finding itself more and more a part of industrial design workflows. Known to many as a Cricut machine (Cricut being a company that manufacturers these tools, think Kleenex versus tissues or Windex versus window cleaner) these “CNC knives” are very…

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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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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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Ciao Arduino! Hello Genuino!

Gears of Resistance Episode #8 17 May 2015 http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/GOR/2015/GOR_0008_17MAY15.mp3 In this week’s episode we talk about the news from Microsoft’s Build Developer Conference and the announcement about their IoT initiatives with Arduino and Raspberry Pi.  We also answer listener mail about what tools you need when getting started doing electronics. Some links from the episode: Arduino.cc…

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