Tag Archives: 2016 Maker Challenge

At the end of 2015, Justin Jackson launched the 2016 Maker Challenge. His goal is to make 100 things in 2016. My goals are much more humble. I want to write something useful about all the things I do in my spare time.

I make a lot things. From software tools to quadcopters. It will be fun!

The Jekyll migration cheat sheet (make #3)

Jekyll is a static site generator. It allows you to run a blog on a minimal server with minimal security worries and no spamming. Because it’s all based on files, it tends to be a bit more technical than blogging in WordPress. I’ve previously written about Jekyll, but now it was time to actually migrate a site from WordPress to Jekyll.

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Starter’s Guide to 3D Printing: “So I’ve Build a 3D Printer, Now What?” (make #2)

Over the Christmas break I built a RepRap 3D printer. Everything went well until it was finished. The information on getting started with actual printing is very fragmented and all over the place. So here’s a short guide for any budding RepRappers who can’t wait to get started.

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