Cost of parts in China


I think it’s important to explain the environment I live in. In China you can manufacture just about anything. There are factories ranging from 1 person in a room, to thousands of employees making high tech electronic products. China is undergoing amazing growth with a new generation of entrepreneurs and ...

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Laser Cut Screw Driver stand


I found myself always looking in a box for my screw drivers. I wanted to make it a little easier so I marked the backs of them with red nail polish so I’d know what shape and size they were. Now I went one step further and made this Laser ...

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Welcome Makers

My name is Brian, and I’m an engineer living near Shenzhen in China. I like to design and make things. I have varied interests from CNC machining, juggling, leather working, classic video games and quad copters to name just a few. Over the years I’ve benefited greatly from the online ...

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My old friend Nixie

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Well we all like Nixie Pixel, I know, but this is a much older Nixie. I guess by now most people have seen nixie clocks. I just think they have a nice feel and make a nice addition to any computer room or office. I found some tubes and sockets ...

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