I made a custom leather belt case for my custom wireless charging flip cased Galaxy…

I made a custom leather belt case for my custom wireless charging flip cased Galaxy Note Edge. It's been a fairly drawn out project getting the two cases made – from March until now. But the results are worth the effort. The main design goal was to not bend my phone when I sit on …

I found a PowerPotV on ebay

Showed up on Friday. I played with it this weekend in the kitchen. So far I like it.  Hard boiled eggs, instant oatmeal, tea – which stained the pot, but I am hoping this will stop the rivets in the bottom from corroding into my water. It's not an UL item. It's big, 1.4 liters …

I made a phone belt case

I printed some parts, sewed some leather onto the parts, hit it with a hammer a few times, and voila! Total Awesomesauce! I recently picked up a Galaxy SIII because my EVO 3d starting to get a wiggy touch screen.  My brother in law gave me a BodyGlove case for it. One of the crazy …

Delta RepRap using both belts and Spectra fishing line

I have this new RepRap 3D printer that came to me half assembled, sans electronics. It had been running, but got pirated for parts to make another Prusa.
There is a lot more room on the smooth rods for it to get taller. I just need to make a belt stretcher (I am too cheap to buy longer belts).
I have some fishing line I picked up on clearance a few years ago – $6. It just so happens to be the 65lb Spectra line that people are using to string up their Kossels.
So I decided to use both. Belts for the drive and line for the ‘idler’ side.

Solar Panel Slideshow

Some heat generation numbers for a day that’s  ~10 degrees F outside, 25 degrees in my uninsulated garage: Full overcast but bright – 40 degree air coming out of the panel (+15) Partial sun, enough for shadows – 60 degree air coming out of the panel (+35) Full sun, 90+ degree air coming out of …