Thermal Printer Hacking

 As part of my knucklebuster hacking project, samples of viagra I’ve been working with a portable thermal receipt printer. I picked up a Citizen PD-22 on eBay at a very attractive price, but later realized why it was so attractive: the printer uses a proprietary RS232 cable, and replacements are hard to come by at […]

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Folded paper boxes

I’ve been working on learning Processing, a language which is a bastardization of Java used for drawing pretty pictures (among other things). Most of its functions are based around drawing/graphics. Processing project #1 was to generate templates to be cut on the laser cutter. Specifically paper boxes, because I needed something to package my Tinysaurs […]

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New Project: Lamps

Hooray, a new project! At work it often gets very loud in my office, so everyone wears headphones. Unfortunately this makes it difficult to get someone’s attention, because they’re all rocking out to David Bowie or whatever. Also, it gets very dark in my office because we don’t have desk lamps. The solution, clearly, is […]

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Na Na Na Katamari

Working on the documentation for my Katamari project… a huge sphere you can use to play the game Katamari Damacy. Here’s a photo of the prototype, taken by Eric Skiff: Working on drawing a schematic / board that other folks can use, Adam is helping me with that part since I’ve never used Eagle before […]

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Knitting Machine Demo

My friend Eric Skiff shot this video of me using Bre’s knitting machine. Hopefully I’ll have time to do more videos in the future, I just got a Toyota punchcard machine I need to devote some time to.

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