Profile

Cover photo
Grathio Labs
60 followers|4,180 views
AboutPostsPhotosVideos

Stream

Grathio Labs

Shared publicly  - 
 
 
Steve Hoefer and his sister have figured out what do with all those broken Christmas tree ornaments you inevitably encounter over the course of the holiday season. Read more: http://bit.ly/RCbiJF
1
Add a comment...

Grathio Labs

Shared publicly  - 
 
Starting a new series of posts to help beginners learn some of the in's and out's of common tools. First up: Wire Strippers, which come in a bewildering assortment of types. We explain the difference between them and why you might want one over the other.
1
Add a comment...

Grathio Labs

Shared publicly  - 
 
It's always a good sign when you're having so much fun you forget you're making a video. These simple match rockets are just as much fun today as they were when I was a kid.
1
1
Add a comment...

Grathio Labs

Shared publicly  - 
 
I'm making more circuit boards, so I whipped up this quick template to see just how accurate my etching process is.
1
2
Haroun Kola's profile photo
Add a comment...

Grathio Labs

Shared publicly  - 
 
For your calendar: Tinker and Drinker

Wednesday, December 7, 2011, 6:00PM at The Tech Museum in San Jose.
In addition to being exactly what it sounds like, I'll be there with some interactive fun stuff. Other awesome people and things include:
- +Evil Mad Science with Drink Making Unit 2.0
- BioCurious, (Bay Area biohackerspace)
- Cornfield Electronics (TV-B-Gone and more)
- Combots (Premere fighting robot league)
And more!
Plus the rest of The Tech Museum, and booze. Hope you see you there!
1
Add a comment...
Have them in circles
60 people

Grathio Labs

Shared publicly  - 
 
The Times of India has a nice article about a couple Open Source hand-mounted gadgets this weekend. The hand-mounted mobile phone is a lot of fun, and the other is our Tacit project.

(Note that it says I'm Tokyo-based. Not sure where they got that, I haven't lived in Tokyo since 2008. Everything else is reasonably accurate.)
1
Jay Graves's profile photo
 
chipset?  
Add a comment...

Grathio Labs

Shared publicly  - 
 
For the writers (and aspiring writers) out there, I threw together this pretty basic project to track your progress for National Novel Writing Month. Includes a video, instructions, code and even papercraft if that's your thing.

Thanks to +MAKE blog and +Engadget for linking!
http://blog.makezine.com/2012/10/25/nanowrimo-progress-meter/
http://www.engadget.com/2012/10/25/nanowrimo-progress-meter-uses-arduino-to-overcome-writers-block/

#nanowrimo  
1
Add a comment...

Grathio Labs

Shared publicly  - 
 
I went to the first Cedar Rapids Mini Maker Faire this last weekend and it was every bit as great as the bigger siblings. A day spent talking with a full range of people about that stuff that really motivates them.
1
Add a comment...

Grathio Labs

Shared publicly  - 
 
Here's a quick little how-to on marking your tools, both to make it easy to keep yours separate from everyone else's, and to get 'em back if they should be stolen.

Really less of a "how to" and more of a "you should".
1
Add a comment...

Grathio Labs

Shared publicly  - 
 
Thanks to Popular Mechanics South Africa for giving Tacit a full page spread the the October issue! (Things like this are the reason you can never take photos/videos that have too much resolution.)
1
Add a comment...
People
Have them in circles
60 people
Contact Information
Contact info
Email
Story
Tagline
Creating with technology
Introduction
Steve Hoefer and Grathio Labs work to bring people and technology closer to each other.