Waveform Generator

This is my second post in a series on building a DIY Drop-on-Demand Inkjet Platform. In my first post, I broke out the components required for the platform. In this post, I’m building the first: An arbitrary waveform generator. This component produces the signal that drives the piezo (good detailed explanation here). When we’re working …

Brain Puzzle

A few weeks back, I saw a great video from Maker’s Muse on YouTube, describing how to make custom 3×3 puzzles (eg. a Rubik’s cube) out of any 3 dimensional model. I’ve always been curious about how these puzzles work, so what better way to learn than to make my own? Yup. It’s a brain. …

The Chocovibe CV100

We make bean-to-bar chocolateĀ in our kitchen and I’m often trying out different ideas to improve our process. The Chocovibe CV100 is a vibration table for molding tempered chocolate. Tempered chocolate has distinctive shine and appealing texture. A temper is achieved by heating and cooling the chocolate to precise points where certain crystal structures form and …