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 →
February 3, 2017
Purikura with props; Or, getting the hang of using a Canon SELPHY printer.
We recently ventured out and acquired a Canon SELPHY CP1200 printer and the specialized paper and paper cartridge necessary for printing pages of photo →
February 2, 2017
My soldering skillz still leave much to be desired
A new (minor) personal first: connecting and driving a display, from Arduino. Thanks to Adafruit for the tutorial (Monochrome OLED Breakouts) and open-source →
October 26, 2016
So this is what pareidolia feels like. Huh. Neato.
Clicking through some of the photos I took of some of the micro-terrains of a sunflower, I found one that featured something that very closely resembled →
September 7, 2016
How come nobody knows? Introducing NighIsTheEnd.rb, a helper script for making signs
First I acquired (read: bought cheap) some packs of velcro-backed felt letters. Then I got some large-ish scraps of thick black felt. On a completely unrelated →