Monthly Archives: November 2010

Candy Grabber Mark 4 (with resters!)

Hey, this time I slapped on some ‘resters’ which allow the candy grabber to rest against the box as shown. If you have a better term than rester, I’d like to hear it. You won’t get paid, however. I’m not … Continue reading

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Candy Grabber Version 2.0 (or is it 3.0?)

I decided I needed more negative verticality.

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Candy Grabber Engineering

I was in one of those there grab a bag o candy stores and wondered if the process could be improved. Because, you know, it works, which means it’s just asking to be fixed. Ask any engineer! The grabber on … Continue reading

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Self-Explanatory

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Twenty-first Century Tea Cup

Finally, a tea cup that can keep the bag and string from hitting your nose. A gee-gaw to be 3D printed, except ABS plastic melts at 180 F so you can’t use Makerbot on this one. Gee-gaw, strange word. Gee-gaw. … Continue reading

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Spoon holder with spoon

You might wonder what this thing is, if the title of this entry didn’t give it away. Anyhow, I went to the Google Warehouse and downloaded a spoon, then inserted it into the model. Like so: The basic idea is, … Continue reading

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New Yorker Doghouse

I have a New Yorker cartoon calendar, and today’s cartoon features a doghouse that looks like a human house. Anyhow, I was inspired to duplicate the house in Sketchup, and this is what it looks like: The gables and roof … Continue reading

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