Magnetic Linear Slider Platform

Timothy Lee Russell | 8/8/2018 3:23:14 AM
Perhaps the most simple linear slider with a single rail and a magnetic attachment plate for reusability.
This is a magnetic linear slider platform. Meld your connector onto the platform, print it and switching out devices (but mostly cameras) becomes an easy task.…
Make your own...

With a smidge of confidence built, time for a more ambitious print

Timothy Lee Russell | 6/26/2018 6:42:11 PM
Tablet holder, entirely 3d printed.

Jason Westfall

Tablet holder

CC BY-SA 3.0

Now that we have built some confidence printing small models created by the community, it's time to take on a more ambitious print.…
Print a kitchen helper...

Printing 3d models donated to the community

Timothy Lee Russell | 6/25/2018 7:54:34 AM

Scan the World

Triceratops Skull

Public Domain

Let's divide and conquer. Instead of learning how to model and print at the same time, we take the time to learn from expert modelers by printing their work.…
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Everybody hurts and everything breaks sometimes

Timothy Lee Russell | 4/4/2018 10:38:37 PM
Things fail with the best of intentions and often not where expected.
Working with equipment of any type eventually requires that you become a mechanic or hire one. Since we're promoting a DIY-ethic, let's get in there and fix it ourselves.…
DIY for autonomy...

Further tests of FFmpeg and time, experiment 3

Timothy Lee Russell | 4/4/2018 8:42:57 AM
The Walla Walla Ghost Train at Night
Varying degrees of bokeh at 3, 6, 12, and 24 frames per second using FFmpeg.…
Board the Ghost Train...

Further tests of FFmpeg and time, experiment 2

Timothy Lee Russell | 3/30/2018 12:49:09 PM
At peak beard, I took a few photos to animate.
Further experimentation with FFmpeg and the creation of some visual monstrosities. Visual cortex stimulated / confused? Check!…
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Further tests of FFmpeg and time, experiment 1

Timothy Lee Russell | 3/30/2018 11:30:20 AM
Our first model. Only one copy "exists" in a corporeal manner.
Further experimentation with FFmpeg and the creation of some visual monstrosities. Visual cortex stimulated / confused? Check!…
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Prusa MK2 Build

Timothy Lee Russell | 3/27/2018 10:55:59 AM
The completed Prusa Mk2 kit
When only rapid sequential pictures will do. We give you the Prusa MK2 build in slide-show super-speed with drum patterns concocted on the MPC Live.…
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Just one way to make an animated gif

Timothy Lee Russell | 3/24/2018 6:24:04 AM
Prize bird, a little ornery and the perfect subject

Hyperubik

CC BY 3.0 US

By combining images and displaying them while controlling time, we can trick the mind into believing that what it is seeing is the truth.…
Thumb, flipbook, action!

A Golden Age for Learning

Timothy Lee Russell | 1/30/2018 6:35:49 AM
A perfect mother's day gift. The prototype was printed in gray and the gifts were printed in blue.

YSoft_be3D

Vase

CC BY-SA 3.0

At this very moment, we live in a golden age for learning from others. Take advantage of it.…
Study something new...