ABEC, Swiss, Ceramic, Skateboard & Longboard Bearings
I watched this one and a few others of his and selected new bearings for a couple of my longboards.
So, now I am cleaning a set for setting on my last board and because I wanted to watch this one.
On Going Until The Wheels Fall Off
No, this isn’t going to be at MakerFaire, but it reminds me that it is the act of Making something and putting together divergent skills that provide a confluence from which a product emerges.
The Next 365 Days?
Adam Savage’s Custom Tool Storage Stands
I am moving into a new (to me) house and this means a new shop, so I was watching this after listening to the podcast on a drive down to San Luis Obispo, CA this summer. Watch it and you have an idea of one of my first projects.
As discussed on a previous episode of Still Untitled, Adam’s stand on storage drawers is that they’re where tools go to get lost. To keep his essential workshop tools easily accessible, he built these custom stands as a solution for organizing all of his hand tools. Adam explains the design of these stands and shows off some of the more esoteric tools they keep within reach.
Paper Airplane Machine Gun
Sometimes, a person accomplishes something so great, so revolutionary, that all they can do is smile as wide as humanly possible and show off the thing. This paper airplane gun, crafted by a 3-D printing and paper airplane enthusiast, is such a device. Wordlessly, the operator fires a series of paper airplanes. Then, with the top of the device removed, he reveals the assembly line inside the weapon. The gun folds the paper and then shoots it out the end — at a rate of almost one a second.
Watch this ridiculous coolness below: