Show and Tell 7-27-2011

Makers Local 256 show and tell is when we encourage members and guest to tell us about their current projects or neat new toy. We hope this will become a regular occurrence at our shop, and be a source of fun and inspiration.

This week, Phil added a heated bed to the makerbot. This greatly reduces the chance and the amount of curling in the first few layers of plastic, as it cools.

Tim recently finished designing a new circuit board that will become a two-factor authentication token. He’s using gEDA-PCB to create the board, with comes form schematics made by Matt. Tim also managed to spend some time showing off his new (and jailbroken) Kindle 3.

 Nathan explained his quest for finding the best remote backup solution.  First duplicity, then rdiff-backup with sshfs -> encfs, then rdiff-backup with sshfs->eCryptfs.  And restore rdiff-backup using archfs. The end goal is an off-site backup that is encrypted, but still manageable on a per-file level.

Wayne just finished up his Subject Delta costume. For those unfamiliar with “Subject Delta” It is a video game character from the game Bioshock 2. For those unfamiliar with Wayne, or 2storyprops, they achieve an insane amount of detail on all their props and costumes. seriously check out the photo link bellow.

Makerbot Heated BedTim's latest circuit boardSubject Delta

 

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