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2 months ago in BlogsVideos
I've made a lot of mistakes in my time in the workforce. At one job, I had the nickname "Becky Four Times" because that's what it took to get things right. What follows are some of my most mortifying work...
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I designed and 3D printed this geometric succulent planter in Tinkercad, which has five chambers with drainage and a catch tray. Find the tutorial and files on Instructables. The post Geometric Succulent Planter appeared first on Becky Stern.
This tutorial walks through the process of combining Arduino sample sketches to make a working project prototype. Developing the code for your project can be the most intimidating part, especially if you haven’t done it a thousand times already. The...
3 months ago in BlogsVideos
Thanks for having me, Jeremy & Max! I was interviewed on The Creativity Podcast, Episode 22. The post Appearance on The Creativity Podcast appeared first on Becky Stern.
5 months ago in BlogsVideos
I embroidered this portrait of my friends Randy and Jenn as a wedding gift! Full tutorial on Instructables. The post Embroidered Portrait appeared first on Becky Stern.
6 months ago in BlogsVideos
Follow along with the build on Instructables. The post Plywood Storage Wall appeared first on Becky Stern.
It’s simple to create your own ramp for moving motorcycles in and out of vans and trucks with a few pieces of lumber and special ramp bracket. Full tutorial on Instructables. The post Easy Motorcycle Ramp appeared first on Becky...
7 months ago in BlogsVideos
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This costume hood can be any LED-eyed creature you choose just by changing the colors. This circuit uses one simple, close-range RF remote to control two receivers on the same frequency, and Arduino code employing interrupts to achieve responsive animation...
8 months ago in BlogsVideos
Eventually, my vintage neon COCKTAILS sign fell off its mounting plate. The supports that connected the black acrylic back plate to the neon tubes became brittle and broke in many places. This guide follows the steps I took to restore...
9 months ago in BlogsVideos
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10 months ago in BlogsVideos
Magnetic circuit with bluetooth app controlled LED strip under my Vespa scooter creates ground effect lighting/underglow. Full tutorial on Instructables. The post Scooter Underglow appeared first on Becky Stern.
11 months ago in BlogsVideos
Organizing the clutter, finding stuff you forgot you had, throwing away junk, and cleaning your workbench can be fun and satisfying, if you have a label maker. I recently overhauled my workbench storage for small parts and tools and want...
12 months ago in BlogsVideos
This is a list of my favorite LED diffusion ideas, which I hope will provide you with some sparks of inspiration for creating your own next-level illumination. The post 13 Ideas for LED Diffusion appeared first on Becky Stern.
1 year ago in BlogsVideos
A shelf for my drives! Take a peek behind my computer, and you’ll find a stack of external hard drives and a mess of cables. I keep a piece of fabric in front of this area to help keep dust...
Kevin Kelly and Mark Frauenfelder interviewed me for their Cool Tools podcast. The post Appearance on the Cool Tools Podcast appeared first on Becky Stern.
Brandon interviewed me for his Make (Break) podcast. The post Appearance on Make (Break) Podcast appeared first on Becky Stern.
I made a simple wobbling robot inside a loaf of bread. It’s based on Randy Sarafan’s wobbler bot design. This and more bread bots will be exhibited at NYC Resistor’s Interactive Show Saturday 6/16, come check it out! The post...
Created in collaboration with Leslie Birch! The golf-ball sized “tumor” is ejected from the derby hat with a 3D printed scissor snake driven by a micro servo motor and trinket microcontroller. Full tutorial on Instructables. The post Tumor Louver Hat...
A simple leather wallet is the first thing I ever made from leather. Sadly the original was lost but that gave me the opportunity to make it again, better, and film it! The post Leather Wallet appeared first on Becky...
Create a fun light-up flower using 3D printing and Tinkercad! Optionally add some needle felting to diffuse the light from the LED at the center of the flower. The special Glow circuit assembly in Tinkercad makes it easy to put...
Full tutorial on Instructables. The post Glowing LED Gummy Candy appeared first on Becky Stern.
in collaboration with Alex French Guy Cooking! Full tutorial on Instructables. The post Knife Sharpening Angle Coach appeared first on Becky Stern.
A DIY foot pedal shutter remote is an absolute must-have in my tabletop photography arsenal. The GH5 remote has a few resistors in it, which makes it a bit more involved to DIY than, a Canon shutter remote, for example....