Mike Senese from Make shows us how to make a License Plate Electric Guitar. Some basic tools are used to create a totally custom electric guitar, the video shows you how to wind the pickup coil using…Continue
Added by GarageLab on April 30, 2014 at 7:10am — No Comments
The devices that inform our daily lives were science fiction in decades past. The barriers that once required giant companies to produce such marvels are starting to crumble. Now, one person with one idea can revolutionize the way we live our lives. Be that person.
You Build the Future. You claim The Hackaday Prize.
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Added by GarageLab on April 29, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments
MicroUPS is a project started on Indiegogo.com crowd-funding platform.
MicroUPS is a new device for microcomputers like Raspberry, CubieBoard or BeagleBone that functions not only as a UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply) but as an ATX…Continue
Added by Marek Florianczyk on April 25, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments
In this tutorial we will show you how you can read an RFID tag (125 KHz), using the modules ID-12 and/or ID-20. Also, as a demonstration, we will read two kinds of TAGs.…Continue
Added by GarageLab on April 24, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments
We’re just blown away by this new project by [Maximilian Mali] and [Sebastian Haushofer]. It’s a stacked Persistance of Vision display, with 9 layers — effectively creating a Volumetric 3D POV Display.
He’s been designing these Volumetric 3D displays for about 3 years now, with the first iteration called the …Continue
Added by GarageLab on April 23, 2014 at 9:53am — No Comments
You may have seen the press release today regarding
Oregon-based Tech Company, APlus Mobile, Announces Launch of the MotherBone™PiOne™ Via Kickstarter
MotherBone™PiOne™ is an all-in-one 3.5"…Continue
Added by Amy Ciesielka on April 22, 2014 at 10:19am — No Comments
In honor of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 opening tomorrow in Germany (among other places), German laser weapons hobbyist Patrick Priebe has just filled us in on his latest creation – it's a Spider-Man-inspired electromagnetic webshooter, that…Continue
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“Eye Spy” is a series of short films created by production companies Ambience and Cavort that examine the lighting and architecture of various cities via ariel footage shot using a drone, including, most…Continue
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Tony Stark’s J.A.R.V.I.S. needs no introduction. With [Shubhro's] and [Charlie's] recent release of Jasper, an always on voice-controlled development platform for the Raspberry Pi, you too can start making your own J.A.R.V.I.S..
Both [Shubhro] and [Charlie] are undergraduate students at Princeton…Continue
Added by GarageLab on April 9, 2014 at 6:37am — No Comments
Apparently the “slamming door” method was just too boring for Malcolm Swan and his brave son, Adam. Instead, the pair removed Adam’s baby tooth the good old fashioned way—by tying it to a DJI Phantom Quadcopter and then letting the drone rip. Sadly, Adam’s tooth was never recovered, but I think the Tooth Fairy will still pay…Continue
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The BionicKangaroo features pneumatic actuators that provide the jumping power and at the same time act as shock absorbers on landing. The necessary compressed air is supplied either from a small compressor or from a high pressure storage device on board. Electric motors are used for maintaining balance and controlling the kangaroo’s position with high accuracy,…Continue
Added by GarageLab on April 7, 2014 at 6:56am — No Comments
It’s one thing to allow a professional tattoo artist to ink your arm. It’s another thing altogether to allow a 3D printer to do it. But that’s exactly what a team of designers in Paris recently did.
By hacking together a custom tattoo gun attachment for a MakerBot 3D printer, they were able to draw a computer-generated tattoo on a man’s arm. As you can see in the video below, the…
Added by GarageLab on April 4, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments
There’s a strange middle ground in PCB production when it comes to making a few boards. Dispensing solder paste onto one board is easy enough with a syringe or toothpick, but when pasting up even a handful of boards, this method gets tiresome. Solder paste stencils speed up the process when you’re doing dozens or hundreds of boards, but making a stencil for just a few…Continue
Added by GarageLab on April 3, 2014 at 5:53am — No Comments
It’s a compact electric scooter that has mobility in mind. Not just when you’re on it, but also when you’re not using it as well. The sleek design allows you to fold the entire thing up into a briefcase of sorts when you’re keen on walking or for storage. You can also easily convert it into a trolley as…Continue
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