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HICTOP 3DP-11-ATL 3D Printer Assembly Part 1 – Y Axies

I finally decided to buy a 3D printer. I’m sure I’ll find plenty of uses for it once it’s assembled. As of 5-26-16 this one $469 on Amazon. HICTOP 3DP-11-ATL 3D Printer Here’s part 1 of the build

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Hacking A USB Rechargeable Lighter

I found this USB rechargeable lighter in Walmart and immediately thought about using it as a rechargeable battery for small electronic projects! It’s pretty easy to take apart and remove the heating element, install a switch and you have a … Continue reading

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Adding A Black Patina To Silver With A Hard Boiled Egg

Yes, it’s possible to tarnish silver with an egg! The sulfur in the white of the egg reacts with the silver to produce silver sulfide. Keep on hackin…

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73 Honda CB750 Custom Build Part 20 – Starter & Alternator

The starter on an engine is a DC motor that rotates the crankshaft of the engine to get it started. Once the engine is started, the starter must have some sort of mechanism that uncouples it from the engine or … Continue reading

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How To Build A Horizontal Sundial

I’ve always wanted to build a sundial and so I finally did! I figured it would be the perfect project for HAW and a great educational tool. I started with a few Google searches and before I knew it I … Continue reading

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