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sparyBoothI’ve recently been getting back into tabletop gaming and as part of that have been thinking about finally learning how to airbrush. I’ve also been trying to upgrade my whole gaming and modeling areas to make it easier for me to assemble and paint miniatures and play games. In the […]

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m46_Skillbuilder_Battery1-2-featuredThere are many types of battery chemistries, and each one has its own different characteristics. So which one to choose? We’ll cover the basic features for each battery type in order to help you decide which one is right for you.

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spotwelderLong-time Maker Matthew Borgatti recently completed work on a homemade spot welder, built from a scrapped microwave and a few other parts.

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EddystoneGoogle has launched a competitor to Apple’s iBeacon, it’s open source and cross-platform and has some interesting differences from its Apple competitor.

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cicruit simulator featured image sizeOccasionally, I’ll find myself trying to describe how a circuit works, and pencil and paper just won’t cut it. I need to show them not just how the circuit diagram looks, but how the voltage and current flows through the various components. Rather than take the time to build up a […]

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