Maker Update: Kitty Cruiser

Maker Update: Kitty Cruiser

This week on Maker Update, an electric skateboard for cats, HP goes metal, a solenoid drum machine, flexible 3D printed masks, two light-up ghost toys, a Zelda bladesaw, and an all-seeing skull.

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++Show Notes [Maker Update #94]++

-=Project of the Week=-

DIY Electric Skateboard for Cats by Kim Pimmel

Kim’s talk on Show & Tell

-=News=-

HP Announces Metal Jet 3D printer
http://www8.hp.com/us/en/printers/3d-printers/metals.html
HP Rolls Out Metal 3D Printers

-=More Projects=-

MIDI Solenoid Drummer by Collin Cunningham
https://learn.adafruit.com/midi-solenoid-drummer

Flexible 3D Print Masks by Penolopy Bulnick
https://www.instructables.com/id/Flexible-3D-Print-Masks/

Animated & Illuminated Happy Ghost by gzumwalt
https://www.instructables.com/id/Animated-Illuminated-Happy-Ghost/

Tea Light Ghost Lamp by gzumwalt
https://www.instructables.com/id/Tea-Light-Ghost-Lamp/

Zelda: Breath of the Wild – 3D Printed Bladesaw by Ruiz Bros.
https://learn.adafruit.com/bladesaw

HalloWing All-Seeing Skull by John Park
https://learn.adafruit.com/hallowing-all-seeing-skull

-=Tools/Tips=-

Jeremy Cook’s Octoprint add-ons

Camera Mount

Companion Instructable with base design file
https://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Upside-Down-Mount-for-3D-Printing/

Remote 3D Printer Power Switch

Bob Clagett Angle Grinder overview

How to Fix Corroded Battery Terminals by lonesoulsurfer
https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-Corroded-Battery-Terminals/

Caliper Wall Support by Franks3dShop
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3085101

Hobby RC: Analyzing LiPo Battery Discharge Rates BY TERRY DUNN
https://www.tested.com/art/makers/846909-hobby-rc-analyzing-lipo-battery-discharge-rates/

RC Battery Guide: The Basics of Lithium-Polymer Batteries BY TERRY DUNN
https://www.tested.com/tech/502351-rc-battery-guide-basics-lithium-polymer-batteries/

3 Unexpectedly Great Ryobi Tools

-=Maker Faires This Weekend=-

Corona, Queens NY USA
Shreveport, Louisiana USA
Prince George, BC Canada
Kathmandu Nepal
Akron, Ohio USA
Shelburne Farms, Vermont USA

Find a Faire near you at: http://makerfaire.com/map/

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