After the initial failure described in yesterday’s blog post about the RatRacer, I thought I would scale down the problem a bit. I figured it would be easier to iterate through design tweaks when big parts took 20 minutes to print versus 120 minutes per part. If I ended up with a sound design for … Continue reading Son of RatRacer: Mouse Car
On designing and building the Rat Racer
As you might have guessed from the previous post about attic rats, I had a few leftover rat traps. And what does one do with leftover traps? I supposed you could do something cool with ping pong balls, but I did not have nearly enough traps or ping pong balls. I have a vague childhood … Continue reading On designing and building the Rat Racer
Dead Rats + Soldering Iron = Fun?
Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were automatically imported from LiveJournal. To see the comments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source posting at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2006/10/It seems that all of the really good craft projects start out with “be warned, this is another extremely graphic tutorial … Continue reading Dead Rats + Soldering Iron = Fun?