Practical Observations of 3D Printing a Mechanical Component

In the post following this one, I’ll start talking about the specifics I’m taking in modeling the initial part of the Enigma machine I’m pursuing: the three rotors. Currently, I’m done (I think) modeling all the rotor components and am a little over halfway printing the parts out. The only things I’m really at a […]

What’s on your wifi?

Things typically running on our home wifi: Xbox 360 Sony BDP-S580 Blu-ray player Nest Learning Thermostat My Phone (Samsung Focus) Diann’s Phone (Samsung Focus) Windows Home Server (HP MediaSmart LX195) Printer (Canon Pixma MX870) My work laptop (Dell Latitude E4300) Diann’s work laptop (Dell Latitude E4300) My home laptop (Macbook Pro – yes, it runs […]

Observing Weekend

This weekend I was pleased to have been invited with a few other people to go spend a night at the Manastash Ridge Observatory in eastern Washington.  It’s about a 120 mile drive away from my house, and we headed out from the Seattle area around 11am on Saturday.  After arriving, we were treated to […]