July 27, 2018
OK, WD-40 probably isn’t the best spray paint remover. But it works in a pinch!
M12 screw-on foot pads for pegboard/storage wall units that I'm adding to my workshop I would've left the the durned things silverish—if they'd →
March 6, 2018
Lead-free solder recommendation: Kester K100LD for shiny lead-free solder joins
Can you tell the difference between the contrast between the joins made with a type of SAC305 solder (top) and the K100LD solder (bottom), both from Kester? It →
March 2, 2018
Proof of life: Have 2.0mm-pitch pin headers, 2.0mm-to-2.54mm adapter plates, and LoRa transceivers—Will solder
My soldering is still, gradually, improving. All four of the LoRa transceivers above have had 2.0mm-pitch pin headers attached. Two of the transceivers →
December 24, 2017
2018 is Coming! Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
All of the little odds and ends that I kept after disassembling a laser printer toner cartridge. S. and I have returned home after having possibly →
November 21, 2017
Nightingale/Songbird: Moving your media without losing your metadata |OR| A Python script for updating content_url values in firstname.lastname@example.org
If there's a one-step means of notifying Nightingale or Songbird that all of your media files have moved to a different location via the music players' →
October 4, 2017
A buck-fifty soldering iron tip-cleaning sponge versus one that cost thirty cents
The two sponges, side by side: cheap third-party sponge on the left and official Hakko-supplied sponge on the right. I'm still using the same cellulose →
August 4, 2017
What would a fridge magnet made out of that stuff look like?
The patterns for the letters I wanted to cut from the meter-square sheet of yellow astroturf. When I spotted meter-square sheets of cheap astroturf →