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Mjölnir

When I was a kid there was a mini sledge hammer at my church that had "IRON FOX" written on it. I thought that was the name of Thor's hammer for too long.

Your ancestors called it magic, but you call it science.  I come from a land where they are one and the same.

-Thor (2011)

That feeling of magic and science is what I wanted to invoke when taking hold of this hammer and watching it light up.  No visible plugs, switches, or any other indication of functionality thanks to inductive charging and reed switches.

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Warrior Dash AZ Recap

Look at us all clean and not covered in mud...yet.

Warrior Dash Arizona was last week.  My sister and I raised $415 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital together.  Thank you to everyone who helped make that happen!

Quick Recap:

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Warrior Drank

Mmmmm... Warrior-y

Today in Things I Never Thought Would Be On My Website: A recipe for the protein shake I imbibe before running the Warrior Dash.  Batch will serve two easily.

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I don't have that fedora anymore. Like many things, the internet ruined it.

Ah yes, time for another Oldie-But-Goodie project.  And pretty much self-explanatory!  Back in 2013, my wife asked me for a shoe rack, and I thought adding a few hat stands would be a nice touch.

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Would also accept: "So BASIC, it was based on Fortran II."

This part is so basic, it’s a 14 on the pH scale, so we’re going to spend very little time on it…

There.  Finished.

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Meshmixer: Mashup Machine

It mixes all the meshes.

Who doesn’t love a good mashup?  Take two (or more) things you like, smush them together, and you may end with one EPIC thing of your own design!

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If the paint job helps to get my daughter even 1% more interested in Star Wars, I've done my job.

Guys, The Force Awakens opens next month!

This – this doesn’t really have anything to do with that, but still!

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Onshape Equation Driven Gear

That's a Batman joke if you didn't catch it.

Onshape recently added a feature to include variables, and it was the update I had been waiting to see, but not the one I asked for.

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Strappy Key Chain

Let's all learn a lesson from the TSA and never post pictures of key details, okay?

This project began when a buddy of mine sent me a link to his then-new keychain.

My immediate thought: I could do that!

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"SpaceNavigator" is such a B.A. name.

Everyone working in 3D modeling or design should have a mouse fashioned to operate within all of those dimensions.

I was unaware of this until a seasoned veteran of engineering showed me the light.

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