Yori is sick – Maintenance on Up 2 + 3D printer

Yori is sick – Maintenance on Up 2 + 3D printer

Fridays are a short day for me at the Libray @ the Dock’s Makerspace, so you can imagine my surprise when I went to use the Up 2 plus know as Yori (I named all the printers in the Library after characters in the film TRON) and found her clicking away instead of...
Nixie Tube Clock

Nixie Tube Clock

In 2004, I bought a PIC based Nixie Clock from an online vendor. At the time, I had very basic soldering skills but I was able to work through the kit and finish it. I love old technology, and the Nixie tubes are cold cathode display for displaying numerals or other...
3D showcase – University of Melbourne

3D showcase – University of Melbourne

University of Melbourne’s Engineering faculty hosted a “3D Showcase” this past weekend, which brought vendors and the public alike together, to explore what 3D printing has to offer. I was fortunate enough to present a paper about 3d printing and...
Visiting Apone’s Armory

Visiting Apone’s Armory

Working one night at the CCHS, Dave Chanter (CCHS president and all round nice guy) mentioned that he was going to visit some 3D prop makers in Geelong and wanted to know if I wanted to come along? What a question… Jumping into the car early one Sunday morning,...
Superdoodle printer is back in action

Superdoodle printer is back in action

I returned to my creative home, the Connected Community Hackerspace (CCHS) tonight to work on my 3D printer, an upgraded Solidoodle 3. Nicknamed “Superdoodle” this printer has gone through a metamorphosis of sorts. The Solidoodle 3D printer is the...

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