Omaha Maker Group

Raspberry Pi NES Build

Over the years I’ve played around with the Raspberry Pi to see what I can get it to do. I have limited programming skills and rely heavily on the opensource community and how-to documents. The most successful projects I’ve done with the Raspberry Pi have revolved around using them as DNS and VPN servers. I …

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TacitTheremin: A spatial awareness tool for the blind.

What’s this strange thing?  This is the TacitTheremin, a device which helps blind people understand their surroundings using ultrasonic sound ranging.  Designed to work in tandem with a cane, this device allows users to get a greater sense of what’s around them at ranges that exceed a cane and in any direction in which its …

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Happy Birthday Omaha Maker Group

Tuesday marked the 1 year anniversary of the Omaha Maker Group, known internally as Founding Day. It signifies the first [large] meeting of Makers at Upstream Brewery where the Omaha Maker Group name was chosen.  It wasn’t until later that we were legally organized, but that’s not the point. In honor of the somewhat momentous […]

Print heads for the Makery Mendel

Tonight, I was on assignment for Brandon and the Makery Mendel again, this time drilling some really really tiny holes. These acorn nuts will be used as print heads to extrude the molten plastic on the almost-done Makery Mendel 3D printer. I started the process by holding the piece of allthread (Which has a shallow […]

Printer Parts – Heater Tube

Jason notes that I forgot to post a photo of the other Mendel parts I’ve been building for the MakeryMendel.  Below are photos of a stainless steel heater tube (the one that I didn’t ruin by welding a drillbit to the inside) as well as the “order form” that Brandon sent me. His drawings aren’t […]

The Omaha Maker Group gets a space!

Well, as of today, the Omaha Maker Group officially has a space.  Keys to the new digs were picked up tonight, and the preparation and move-in begins tomorrow.  The first official meeting at the new space is on Tuesday, March 8th.
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