Daleks

At the Maker Faire in Detroit

July 31, 2011
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Spending the weekend up at the Maker Faire in Detroit. Check out the Maker Faire Daily stream for more info. UPDATE : Just got back from the Faire – always a pleasure to go to these, and nice that they’re more local than San Francisco now… Wow lot’s of stuff to see and do. The […]

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…getting one million views on YouTube

March 19, 2011
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Yay! After 3 years of ‘tubing I finally watched the view counter on my Youtube channel account click past 1,000,000 views. Here’s the 5 most popular videos by subject… 1. The Laser Harp – got the lion’s share at 389,367 views 2. How the TARDIS really works – 23,317 views 3. Building a robotic Dalek […]

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Catering of the Daleks

November 28, 2010

I took a short trip up north yesterday to the Chicago TARDIS convention. I was there to help out my Dalek building buddy Dave Duca who had been asked to give a presentation on, err… Dalek building. As well as moral support I took along the top half of my DIY Dalek, mainly with a […]

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Switching, Regulated, or Transformers? How power supplies work…

October 18, 2010
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I received another message from Dan, this time asking about power supplies: Subject: Frustrated with power converters So, the past month or 2 I’ve been trying to figure out how different types of AC to DC power supplies work, since i have a few audio/video receivers that im trying to install PC fans inside that […]

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The Dalek Invasion of Wisconsin 2010

September 23, 2010
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My Dalek-building buddy Dave Duca has been putting in some overtime lately. He’s been preparing enough Daleks for his own “Cult Of Skaro” to appear at the Chicago TARDIS convention later this year. My Dalek was pulled from the same mo[u]lds as these, and I’m planning on giving it a new paint job and maybe […]

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