Archive for June, 2011

Thing-O-Matic 3D Printer: Part 2 – Fully Operational

I spent about 15 hours assembling the Thing-O-Matic last week and on Friday night was able to make my first 3D prints! During assembly, I really got to understand how […]

Vancouver Mini Maker Faire 2011

This past weekend was Vancouver’s first Mini Maker Faire and even the weather cooperated. Part carnival, part technology showcase, and part craft show, it’s definitely not your grandma’s kind of […]

Makerbot Thing-O-Matic 3D Printer: Part 1

After wanting one for literally years, I finally took the plunge last week and ordered my first 3D printer, a Thing-O-Matic from Makerbot Industries: What is a 3D printer? Well, […]

Volkswagen Freedriving Tour

This weekend, Volkswagen kicked off their cross Canada Freedriving Tour in Coquitlam, BC at the local mall which just happens to be a few minutes from my house. It’s a […]

Birds Up Close at the Vancouver Aquarium

I’m embarrassed to admit it’s be years (possibly 15) since I visited the Aquarium in Vancouver’s Stanley Park. Fortunately, I was able to correct that oversight recently when I was […]