I think you might be interested in this guy in the context of the maker movement. He’s not a new style maker but what you might describe as an “old style” machinist. What I find most interesting about any and all of his videos is his combination of incredible skill, really pretty impressive video presence and the way he’s able to pitch the level of explanation of what he’s doing appropriately between people like me who might be able to identify a lathe and experts. Watching Keith explaining how to cut threads on a lathe, or seeing him weld, or listen to his explanation of how he restored his upright drill, gives you a new appreciation for how
small batch physical objects are actually build. Really, worth watching.
Yeah, these are great! Thanks Alex!
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.