Automating Blinds with a Retrofitted External Motor

It’d be a real stretch to say I needed to automate the blinds in my apartment, but it was fun, and I’m loving the result. Blinds open automatically at sunset and close at sundown. It’s nice to wake up to the sun! I designed most of this setup myself, and wanted to share how I […]

DIY Pet Treat Dispenser

When I first saw Internet-connected pet treat dispensers like PetCube, I laughed them off. “Who would ever want such a thing?” I have cats, but this just felt silly. Then we went on vacation and left our cats at home (we hired a sitter, of course). There was one day where our sitter’s car broke […]

Custom Prusa IKEA Lack Enclosure Parts

Earlier this year, Prusa released their take on a 3D printer enclosure made from the famous IKEA Lack tables and printable parts. There are a wealth of printable accessories for this enclosure.  I’ve found these ones really nice: External LCD mounting brackets by crowlord X-axis mount for Logitech C270 Camera by Kev31779 Logitech C270 Faceplate and Focus […]