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Using 3D printed parts to repair a garden hose.

Today I 3d Print the parts needed to repair a broken garden hose. Specifically, I had to cut the end off of my perfectly good garden hose after using it to tunnel under a sidewalk to route some drip irrigation. I initially started by ordering a brass replacement part that unfortunately didn’t fit. Fortunately 3d …

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How to print a perfect first layer: 3D Printing tutorial

Today we dive into a fundamental problem in 3D printing. How to get the perfect first layer. The solution isn’t always just to calibrate the first layer by adjusting the Z-axis. Sometimes there are other variables involved that complicate matters. As usual, we dive right in and tackle the problem from multiple angles until we …

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DIY: Boring Company Not A Flamethrower build

I searched high and low to find someone to loan me a Boring Company Not a Flamethrower without luck. I then scoured eBay only to find that the flamethrowers are being auctioned off for upwards of $1000, so I decided to try to build one myself. I found pieces of information scattered all over the …

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How to optimize PETG 3d printer filament for your Prusa MK3S

Buy Amazon Basics PETG: https://amzn.to/30aI0Yv I recently gave Amazon Basics PETG 3d printer filament a try in my Prusa i3 MK3S 3d printer. I found some pretty major differences comparing settings with what I had optimized for PLA filament and wanted to share those findings so hopefully, you can get up and printing faster than …

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How to setup a smart home in 2020

Smart Home products used in this video: Amazon Echo Flex: https://amzn.to/2QeXK9p Amazon Echo Dot: https://amzn.to/2SJY3dX Hue Color bulb starter kit: https://amzn.to/2MNopbl Hue white bulb starter kit: https://amzn.to/2Fe8m1W TP-Link Smart Wifi 3-way light switch(HS210): https://amzn.to/2Fe8m1W TP-Link Smart Wifi Dimmer Switch(HS220): https://amzn.to/2MKBxhk TP-Link Smart Wifi standard Switch (HS200): https://amzn.to/2ZHoGBT Lutron Maestro Motion Sensor Switch: https://amzn.to/37qIX1e All Amazon …

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Virtual Reality Cable Management: Don’t get tangled up in VR

Virtual Reality is a transformative technology that we are just beginning to unlock. One of the unfortunate truths is that most high-end systems currently require us to be tethered to our PC in order to deliver the eye-melting visuals we want and crave. Now, there are options like the $299 wireless adaptor for the HTC …

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Wash your car at home – Save money and get your car clean

Today we take a look at home car wash equipment. Over the past 10 months I have washed our Model X at least once a week using a car wash kit I purchased from Amazon. In the video, we cover which products are worth using, and which you can live without. The goal here is …

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Building a Virtual Reality (VR) room part 2: Assembling a VR PC

We’re finally moving forward to part two of the Virtual Reality room build. In the first video, we planned out our space, set up the TV and soundbar, and bought the hardware necessary to run our HTC Vive. In this episode, we go through the process of actually assembling and building the hardware components, setting …

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