Category: Kickstarter

This Could Change DIY CNC In A Big Way!

This Could Change DIY CNC In A Big Way!

| September 28, 2016

I was hesitant to title this with “This Could Change DIY CNC In A Big Way”.  Largely because it’s too limiting a title.  This could change a lot more than just DIY CNC.  It can change small business, retrofit of older machines, production CNC and more.  In the near future we might be done fighting […]

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Need a desktop 5 axis CNC machine? Pocket NC is on Kickstarter

Need a desktop 5 axis CNC machine? Pocket NC is on Kickstarter

| June 23, 2015

Recently launched on Kickstarter, the Pocket NC is a small, portable 5 axis CNC machine.  Model makers, jewelers and RC enthusiasts rejoice. It has a relatively small machining area at X 4.5in, Y 4.8in, Z 3.45in, A 100 degrees and B continuous rotation (360+).  It has a very trick spindle that does not require tools to change […]

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Love Arduino and the Internet of things (IoT) – Check this out!

Love Arduino and the Internet of things (IoT) – Check this out!

| March 3, 2015

Spark IO has launched a new Kickstarter called the Electron.  It’s a tiny Arduino-like cellular development kit with a very affordable data plan.  This means you can create a projects that are always connected.  They are offering several packages in 2G and 3G cellular as well as a few rewards that are specifically outfitted for […]

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Low cost 5 Axis CNC machining (and more) – 5AXISMAKER

Low cost 5 Axis CNC machining (and more) – 5AXISMAKER

| September 22, 2014

A new Kickstarter project launched today for the 5AXISMAKER multi-fabricator.  What is a 5 axis CNC you say?  It’s basically the holy grail of CNC machining.  The 5 axis CNC machine can access 5 side of the part being machined which means most parts can be produced in one setup with no need to re-position […]

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Caught My Eye – Interesting Kickstarter projects – Week 1 of 2014

Caught My Eye – Interesting Kickstarter projects – Week 1 of 2014

| January 3, 2014

Here is a new 3d SLA printer that’s on Kickstarter now.  It’s already hit (and blown past) it’s funding goal of $100,000.  You have to love the detail in the prints.  This is very much like the hugely successful Form 1 3d printer that was on Kickstarter in 2012.  The Form 1 brought in nearly […]

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I admit…  I LOL’d – You have to look at this Kickstarter project.

I admit… I LOL’d – You have to look at this Kickstarter project.

| December 20, 2013

OK…  With 14 days to go and only $44 dollars pledged of the $1000 needed,  It’s unlikely (but not impossible) that this project will fund.  I don’t like to see anyone fail, but I’d have to think that the likelihood of a copyright infringement case or lack of proper licencing are repelling potential backers.  Do […]

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Caught My Eye – Interesting Kickstarter projects – Week 50 of 2013

Caught My Eye – Interesting Kickstarter projects – Week 50 of 2013

| December 13, 2013

As a Kickstarter alumni, I’m always look for new and interesting Kickstarter projects.  Here are a few that caught my eye this week. The MOVE – Mini Bolt Action Everyday Carry Pen  I love the design of this pen.  It’s so small and compact.  I’m that guy that never has a pen when he needs one. […]

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