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Homemade Stir Plate

We needed a stir plate for empowering our yeast for homebrew. It probably took us about 1 hour of actual work to get this little beauty made. Bill of Materials: 1 Metal Bar (Stir Rod) 1 Beaker 1 PC Fan

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Raspberry Pi Project Ideas

I just ordered my Raspberry Pi Model B! In 3-4 days I’ll have a new project. Only, I bought it without a project idea… Care to throw some ideas my way?   Edit (May 12, 2013) – I figured out

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Laminator Modification Guide – Apache AL13P

Pulsar recommended using this specific laminator when using their products. I just got mine delivered a few hours ago and made the modifications as Pulsar suggested. Pulsar provided pretty good instructions but I thought they could use some pictures so

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Large LED Matrix Display – Part 1

I’ve wanted a digital marquee for a long time. The kind you see at some gas stations or grocery stores that say simple messages like “Have a nice day!”. They tend to be pretty expensive for something pretty small. I

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Homemade PCB Fabrication

I’m going to put this guide up mostly for myself so I can repeat my successful PCB fabrication. I’ll try to update this with links to sites for each product and pictures of my going through the process the next

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Fixing WordPress JetPack SSL Cert Issue

I ran into a strange issue today while trying to setup a new plugin on my WordPress site. I was trying to install the WordPress JetPack plugin and kept getting an error that said: “SSL certificate problem: self signed certificate

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Homemade PCB Making Woes

I’ve been trying for several weeks now to perfect the process of homemade PCB creation. So far I haven’t had much success. When I made the PCB for the vUSB Powered Easy ButtonĀ I used the coveted Staples Inkjet Photo Paper

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vUSB Powered Easy Button

I work with a guy that absolutely loves his SSRS reports and contantly updates his different view points into data. Most of the reports and views he uses are accessed via Internet Explorer. His constant refreshes are usually done by

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