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University of Virginia, Class of 2021
Hello again! This is a quick update to inform you that I am heading to UVA in the fall. The support has been fantastic on the blog so far, and I plan to wind down my commitment significantly in the coming months in order to balance the college workload. Loo...
University of Virginia, Class of 2021
University of Virginia, Class of 2021
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Web design: Planning "plantme.win"
This is the start of something new and slightly frivolous! As a recent university admit, it's been interesting to see how many universities have set up "Admitted Class of 2021" pages and often a corresponding GroupMe chat. A GroupMe chat is simply a large c...
Web design: Planning "plantme.win"
Web design: Planning "plantme.win"
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Yamaha Amp Repair: Teardown Photo Series (Part 1)
This week, I simply wanted to post a photo series of the Yamaha amp teardown for repairs. See this blog post describing the issue at play.
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HMT Rajat Caseback Unscrewer
This week, I'm releasing the final version of the HMT Caseback Remover 3D design, furnished in OpenSCAD form . License is  CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 (Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International . 3D print your own! How can the file be used to unscrew one's...
HMT Rajat Caseback Unscrewer
HMT Rajat Caseback Unscrewer
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This week, I'm releasing the final version of the HMT Caseback Remover 3D design, furnished in OpenSCAD form . 3D print your own! How can the file be used to unscrew one's own HMT watch? There are seven variables needed to fill out the file: -  circle_fn:  ...
Contemporary Maker
Contemporary Maker
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Soap Emoji Proposal
This week I submitted a proposal for a soap emoji to the Emoji Subcomittee of the Unicode Consortium: Here's the properly-sized graphic: To read the proposal, click on the image below. The document is a 17-page research paper describing the need and impleme...
Soap Emoji Proposal
Soap Emoji Proposal
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3D Printing: HMT Rajat Caseback Remover - Testing
Another update on the HMT caseback remover! It works! The process is past the break: I started out with my trusty HMT Rajat. I made sure to take off the watch band and spring pins, so they would not get in the way. As I mentioned earlier, the dial is an aft...
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3D Printing: HMT Rajat Caseback Remover - Printing
This week, I'm printing out the HMT Rajat watch caseback remover from  last week  on my Prusa i3 Rework 3D printer. Here is a quick photo gallery: These are the complete Slic3r settings I used: ; filament used = 2010.6mm (14.2cm3) ; avoid_crossing_perimeter...
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3D Printing: HMT Rajat Caseback Remover - Design
This week, I'm designing a tool to remove the back cover of a mechanical watch. The specific watch is the HMT Rajat automatic watch model, which I picked up on eBay for $7 as a neat project. The destination of this project - the reverse side of the watch ca...
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Unboxing HP 16500B Logic Analyzer
This week is a lengthy photo gallery which goes through the unboxing of an HP 16500B logic analyzer. Enjoy!
Unboxing HP 16500B Logic Analyzer
Unboxing HP 16500B Logic Analyzer
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