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Archive for September, 2011

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BOCS reaches it’s first member

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Box of Crappy Surplus

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Box of Crappy SurplusThe BOCSĀ  project has reached it’s first member after being mailed a few days late. The map below will track it’s journey. View BOCS Route in a larger map

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The BOCS is Out the Door

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Box of Crappy Surplus

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Box of Crappy SurplusJust finished packing up the BOCS (Box of Crappy Surplus), a traveling ‘exchange program’ for miscellaneous maker materials. The exact contents of the box aren’t being listed but instead will be discovered as people hopefully find them useful and talk about the […]

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What’s in the BOCS?

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Box of Crappy Surplus

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Box of Crappy SurplusThe “Box of Crappy Surplus”, or BOCS, is a fun, community building experiment based on The Great Internet Migratory Box of Electronics Junk for Netduino community members. The premise is simple, as electronics enthusiasts, makers, tweakers and tinkerers we all develop small […]

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Superglue Does Not Work on Cellophane

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Window Decoration

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Window DecorationSuperglue does not work on cellophane, not well anyways. Spent a number of frustrating hours finishing up my window decoration with little pieces that wouldn’t quite stick. I found it very important to rough up the surface of the wood before trying to glue […]

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Unpacking Ponoko

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Window Decoration

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Window DecorationReceived my first order from Ponoko, the designs are those I discussed in my previous entry about lasercutting. The designs are for a simple window-hanging and came out very well. Ponoko ships you the full sheet, not just the objects you design, which are […]