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2 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.
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...
4 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.
5 months 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...
6 months ago in BlogsVideos
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...
7 months ago in BlogsVideos
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...
8 months ago in BlogsVideos
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....
9 months ago in BlogsVideos
In this easy 3D printing project, we’ll build glowing mason jar lanterns containing a simple LED and battery circuit. Download my file or build your own custom lid using the Glow Circuit Assembly in Tinkercad, which is designed to hold...
Print your own with Tooltutor’s design The post 3D Printed Festool Kreg Dust Shroud appeared first on Becky Stern.
To extend the idea of my YouTube Subscriber Counter display, I made another shadowbox ESP8266 project to display my follower count on Twitter, Instagram, and Instructables. Full tutorial with code and template on Instructables. The post Social Stats Tracker for...
10 months ago in BlogsVideos
Version 2 of my YouTube Subscriber counter is here and it goes to eleve– I mean 99999999! Full tutorial on Instructables. The post YouTube Subscriber Counter With ESP8266, Version 2 appeared first on Becky Stern.
In my 13 years of New York City residence, I’ve moved a lot. Mostly close to the first time I moved here in the summer of 2003 for college at Parsons. I moved away for grad school in 2007, then...
New YouTube Channel Trailer for 2018! The post 2018 Channel Trailer appeared first on Becky Stern.
11 months ago in BlogsVideos
Here’s a feature-length video containing every project I documented in 2017. In case you missed any, catch up here and find more info at each project’s link: 2017 Notebook Ring Remake Custom Overalls Internet Valentine Moto Mani Wifi Weather Display...
I made this guitar pedal following my friend Randy Sarafan’s design. It is a gift for my brother’s 40th birthday, and since I don’t have an electric guitar to test it with, I had to use our pocket piano. =D...
12 months ago in BlogsVideos
The new magazine HackSpace interviewed me for their premiere issue! I was delighted they chose to feature me on the cover as well. Read the interview online Download the magazine free PDF Photos were taken at Maker Faire NY 2017...
Tutorial on Instructables The post 3D Printer Filament Dry Box appeared first on Becky Stern.
Full tutorial on Instructables The post Solar Soil Moisture Meter with ESP8266 appeared first on Becky Stern.
1 year ago in BlogsVideos
Full tutorial on Instructables The post Solar Engraving appeared first on Becky Stern.