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Reginald Holmes
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Finished filling the bed with soil and planting last night. Took these pictures this morning before heading off to work.

1.5 cubic yards of soil
15 green onions
21 shallots
5 tomatoes

I have plants more in buckets, but this is what fit in the bed.
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Those look like onions,  I have been trying to get rid of them from my flower bed. 
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Nice work! Has there been any progress since this video? I would love to see a link to the project web page in the video description.

The tilting of the extruder should allow you to print overhangs without any support material. Have you tested to see if 90 degree overhangs will print?
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Great. Now I need to buy a new printer...  ;p
 
A common way to create a custom PCB at home is to do what is called the Toner Transfer Method. In this process, the trace layout of the board is printed out on a piece of special toner transfer paper that allows the ink to come off in the following step.…
A common way to create a custom PCB at home is to do what is called the Toner Transfer Method. In this process, the trace layout of the board is printed out on a piece of special toner transfer pap...
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Another interview about the Maker Space and how it is changing the rules...

http://koin.com/2014/08/28/how-3-d-printing-is-changing-everything/?hpt=us_bn10
The machine can build any model, design or pattern you tell it to, with a robot’s precision, for next to nothing.
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Nice, you even had some video time. Great job! 
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The harping twins in Star Wars cosplay.... What more need I say?
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Nice music. 
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Saturday I started building a raised bed garden. I hit up Home Depot and snagged a bunch of scrap wood for about $20. These pics were taken Sunday morning so there is still a little shade, but that won't last long.

I made the bed "C" shaped for ease of access. I can reach every plant. Watch out weeds!
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I don't think Frank has one of those but he may have something that will work if you do not find one.
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Make your own silocon PV solar panels and IC's the easy way...
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This album is lots of fun and free right now on Google Play!
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Nice, thank you for letting me know. :-) 
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A very smooth, quick and light robotic arm.
 
Beautiful Fluid Actuators from Disney Research Make Soft, Safe Robot Arms - IEEE Spectrum

' Roboticists have long been trying to build robot arms that are light, nimble, and safe to operate near people. Some designs rely on compliant actuators, artificial muscles, or sensors and software to keep the arms from smashing into things that they’re not supposed to. The challenge, however, is that most robot arms are stuffed full of electric motors and gears, and these are relatively big and heavy, adding to the size and weight of the arms.

Now engineers at Disney Research have come up with an ingenious way of making robot arms that are low mass but high speed. Instead of conventional motors, their arm uses what’s called a fluid transmission. It consists of tubes filled with air or water that connect antagonistic actuators. The result is a system that’s passively safe and compliant and lightweight and backdriveable and backlash free and... Well, it goes on. This thing is cool.
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http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/robotics-hardware/beautiful-fluid-actuators-make-soft-safe-robot-arms
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This is an amazing maker movement!
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My dad does that but in his back yard. His plants are huge and produce a lot. 
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This article is also about the Wearable Tech camp from last week. I got a great quote at the end of the article:

“It’s more like changing their perspective of learning from the idea of, ‘I’m not good at it’ to, ‘I’m not good at it, yet.’ That way, they realize that, ‘It’s not a skill that I have right now, but it’s a skill that I can learn,’” said Reg Holmes, one of the workshop leaders and a PCC electronics instructor. “Anything is learnable.” 
Find more news articles and stories online at PamplinMedia.com
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Very nice Reg. You are doing great things at PCC. 
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