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Shaper Origin Demo

One of the most interesting tools I’ve seen recently is the Origin CNC router from Shaper. It’s a hand router that moves the head relative to the base to compensate for errors in how...

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Mathworker to Formling

So last week, I was working here: And this week, I’m working here: Pretty nice, huh? Anyways, after almost 15 years in the burbs, I’m having a lot of fun being in Somerville at...

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Upgrade

Tom & I did some upgrade surgery on our house’s main machine this weekend. We went with this Mini-ITX motherboard. It looks so cute, doesn’t it? What do you think it’s going to look...

Mary Anne goes to London 0

Mary Anne goes to London

One of my favorite books when I was little was Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel. If you don’t remember it, it’s about a competition between diggers. Our hero, Mike Mulligan, and his antiquated digger...

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Convolutor

Have you ever wondered how this stuff was made? Of course you have. That’s the sort of thing that I think about all the time. Well, Evil Mad Scientist has the answer, and it’s...

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How Cold Was It?

Nate Silver (of election night fame) has launched his new journalism site called FiveThirtyEight. One of the first articles up is about this winter’s weather. It’s called This Winter Wasn’t the Coldest, But It...

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Welcome to the new blog

Ta-Daa! I haven’t been posting much lately because I’ve been spending time getting the blog moved from Blogger to WordPress. Blogger was quick and easy to set up many years ago when we were...

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Stripping

Most of my car time is still being spent stripping parts off of the old Miata. Last weekend I finally got the wiring harness out. It was a total of 30 pounds of wiring!...