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March 13, 2015 AT 3:00 pm

Community Corner – March 13, 2015: The Featured Projects from this Week


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Keith Golden shared some of the wonderful wooden model cars he’s making for his daughter and her friends! Check out more on his site here.

I’m making some super-hero themed wooden cars for my daughter Julia and her friends. They’re styled loosely after the Mach 5 from Speed Racer and inspired by the Batmobile, but the idea wasn’t to duplicate a particular car but to make a car that a superhero wouldn’t be embarrassed to drive and that wouldn’t constrain the child’s imagination. I also wanted it to be something that Lego minifigs could drive, so I incorporated that into the design. This is the first time I’ve gone so 3D for anything I planned to make in quantity, since 2D-ish designs are much faster to carve, but the theme seemed to call out for 3D contours.(read more)


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We love this beautiful wearables project from Jeff Glancy!

My first wearable project: A blinking snowflake pendant.

An ATtiny85 controls 6 blue LEDs that twinkle, running on a CR2032.

My open source design:
https://upverter.com/jeffglancy/c050d7408b1c71c9/Snowflake-Pendant-v1/ (read more)


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