How can we improve the performance of this machine? Let’s see few easy modification to make it easier to use, more reliable, and look nicer too!
It’s been 5 years since I put together my PC, and even though it help up nice and GTX780 can still pack a punch, it felt like the right moment to upgrade, try out new bells and whistles (NVMe, 144hz, gsync, …) and celebrate GPU prices finally coming back to reasonable levels 🙂
Now that the machine is assembled, let’s see how to use it, and how does it perform. I’ll describe my workflow, helpful software and experiences using the CNC. Is it worth buying?
For those of us who like to tinker and work on various projects, learning new things and creating various contraptions, it seems there’s a large selection of specialized tooling available. Some of those machines can be very versatile, but also costly. Thankfully, there’s also a selection of an entry-level variants, be it cheap laser cutters,Read more about Hobby CNC – Assembly[…]
I got my hands on a broken 3D scanner. I was happy to give it a try and see if I can return it to working condition. There’s some satisfaction in fixing things… 🙂 Alright, let’s see how that worked out! The scanner The unit has been developed by Matter and Form. It’s a smallRead more about Repairing a 3D Scanner[…]
What a nice way to start 2018! 🙂 As you probably know, having visited my blog, I’ve been using Autodesk’s Fusion 360 for all my CAD needs. I can’t recommend it enough – it’s easy to learn, available for free for hobbyists, has a great community, tremendous amount of learning materials… And it’s a veryRead more about Autodesk did an interview with me 😉[…]
Ahhh Christmas break! What a wonderful time of the year – too bad it goes by so quickly… 🙂 Anyways, to keep my brains occupied during time off from work (and, let’s be honest, have some fun geeking out!), I finally decided to build an arcade cabinet. I know, seems like everyone is building one,Read more about Arcade Cabinet (bartop, 2-player)[…]
This is one of those small, 1-2 evening projects. I was playing Super Mario Odyssey on Nintendo Switch (and highly recommend it if you haven’t played it yet), and decided to make a small prop. I actually wanted to make a small contraption with sound for some time now, and kept looking around for amRead more about Super Mario – Coin Box[…]
What’s Day of Caring? Well, Day and Night of Caring to be precise 🙂 And it’s a designated day in a year, when volunteers from all over King County organize to help, fundraise and then celebrate the impact we all can make. There are plenty of opportunities to sign up for, in order to improve localRead more about Day of Caring – 3D print for cause[…]
[WiP – Work in Progress] More details coming soon 🙂 What’s this game about? Since getting Vive, I’ve been thinking about writing a game in VR. While playing games is definitely fun, I enjoy creating things even more. And in this context, playing turns into a research – seeing how various things work, what ideas IRead more about [WIP] VR FPS Shooting Game (Unity)[…]