February 13, 2016 Shop Log

  • In an effort to assessing what I have, Instarted going through the boxes of stuff at and found some interesting things to bring to MakerCave to work on: ShiftBrite LED Modules, various motors, an Apple TV and 5-port hub.  

    Interesting Items Discovered at Home for MakerCave

  • Every shop worth its weight should have a copy of the McMaster-Carr catalog.  

    McMaster-Carr Catalog

  • I started assembling my newly-arrived Kickstarter-backed Dobot Robotic Arm.  

    Dobot Robotic Arm

  • I installed a guide on the Shapeoko to better align the work piece.  

    Shapeoko X-Axis Guide

  • I engraved the Portland skyline art on the Portland Media Community TV Shroud.  

    Portland Skyline Artwork on the Portland Community Media TV Shroud

  • To make more desktop space at the Electronics Workspace, I made a cantilevered laptop tray.  

    Electronics Workspace Laptop Cantilevered Tray

  • With the Portland skyline artwork routed out, I laid the first layer of wood filler.  

    Wood Filler Laid

  • I hooked up the Apple TV to one of the GT5000 NEC Projectors.  

    Apple TV Functional at MakerCave