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DIY Pool Pump – Revisited


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Create Your Own Circuits With Fritzing


Open Source Software, like Linux, and Open Hardware, like the Arduino microcontroller, are opening plenty of possibilities for entrepreneurial, off-the-shelf product development.  Putting the two together has been a little slow to catch on because traditional development has sought competitive … Continue reading

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Hurricanes, Earthquakes, A Nuke In A City…Are You Ready?


I was listening to Hannity today and heard a commercial about survival foods.  Sadly, I didn’t get the company name.  So…I did a little search and found a couple of companies that have made a business out of packaging up … Continue reading

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Let’s Experiment With Pachube


Pachube.com is a site used to ship real-world data around the Web.  You can upload sensor data from various sensors around your house or business (home weather station, building control system, alarm system, etc.) or use feeds from around the … Continue reading

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Parts, Tools, and Inspiration


Parts, tools, and inspiration are three things you’ll need to be a DIYer. Make a habit of collecting nuts, bolts, brackets, metal and wood scraps then organizing them so they can be used in the future.  I have several old … Continue reading

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Doc’s DIY Weekly Wrapup – 05/14/2010


This being the inaugural DIY wrapup, I figured I’d put out a few useful links for do-it-yourselfers. One of my favorites is Hacked Gadgets.  They come up with stories about all kinds of gadgets and machines from the minds of … Continue reading

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