Making digital objects–webpages, gifs, music, you name it–is one of my favorite kinds of making, because as long as I’ve got my computer and a functioning internet connection, I don’t have to worry about other supplies (or mess!). Better yet, … Read more >
From their website:
“Free circuit design tool and easy PCB manufacturing in your browser while building the largest open hardware community on the web”
This is a hexapod robot chassis that comes with 12 servos. It is made of acrylic with rubberized foam feet.
Running 12 servos naturally uses a lot of current, so beware of this when you select your controller and power
The real attraction in this is for when you’re traveling. I always worry that airport security will confiscate scissors, but if I don’t have any way of cutting my yarn, I’m pretty limited in the projects I can bring along
Fiskars has started making a version of their self healing cutting mat that is double-sided! It comes in a couple different sizes, too, and has basic inch marks as well as angles. The double-sided version is comparable in price to
Love these fabric markers because the ink disappears on its own after several hours, so I don’t have to remember to wash it out later. Great for shorter projects like accessories or pillows, but not for longer term projects like … Read more >
Let’s face it, Photoshop is hard. Gimp is hard. They are excellent tools, but they have a devil of a learning curve. What is a beginning photographer to do? Picmonkey.
First of all, Picmonkey is web-based. You drag your photo
Twine is a free software for creating interactive, “choose your own adventure” style stories. The software allows the user to publish the stories in a simple html format, making sharing the results on the web fairly easy. The path connection