I was entrusted with the care and feeding of a Sinar Monorail 4×5 Large Format Field…

I was entrusted with the care and feeding of a Sinar Monorail 4×5 Large Format Field Camera and darkroom compliment. Basically, it's mine to use, not mine to sell.  I need to remodel my basement bathroom a bit in order to seal off the light so I can use it as a dark room. I […]

I've been wanting to take an old Sinar 4×5 camera on a backpacking trek

Mostly just because I can. I've been working on an ultralight backpacking setup knowing that this camera is HEAVY! But I don't have much practice running film through it yet. But tonight I started working on a 'digital' film holder for it. My Cell phone. CDROMs… Microscopes… various 35mm lenses where all tried. The upside […]

My nearly-4 year old is playing with the fingers for a printable prosthetic hand…

My nearly-4 year old is playing with the fingers for a printable prosthetic hand I am printing as part of http://enablingthefuture.org/. This is the original sized fingers for one model of hand. She thinks it's the coolest thing ever! She is working the joints for me so they function more smoothly. View this post on […]

I went to the Midwest RepRap Fest (#MRRF) in Goshen Indiana this year

I was asked to go by a friend last year, but couldn't afford a hotel at the time.  Work found out (I have a big mouth) and offered to be a sponsor! A big bonus to this, I got to bring one of our very expensive ROMER arms with a  laser scanner.  The show was […]