My thoughts on the “Google SketchUp for 3D Printing” book

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After all the discussion about SketchUp at the last Wellington Makers Meetup, I thought I’d share my thoughts on a book that’s particularly relevant to lots of us makers. Its titled “Google SketchUp for 3D Printing”, so we’re the target market. And… it’s not bad. It’s not great but it does the job. I may …

Moved in – pics from downstairs

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People driving along our windy road are going slow enough to notice there’s a building site, and then that there’s an interesting house, and then that they can slow down to a crawl for a look. They all stop in the spot that gives this view: Anyway, a few inside pics. As you can see, …

Technologies that aren’t making it big

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The twittoverse has been abuzz over Neal Stephenson’s article on rockets and innovation. Rockets are our only means to reach space and Stephenson’s claiming that we’re locked in this state due to path dependence, citing a list of political contingencies that provided the research money to get rockets working so we could threaten to drop …

Moved in – pics from upstairs

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We’re slowly getting our heads around the fact that we’re living in our house. It’s what we wanted, solid, durable, open, healthy, beautiful. I can’t quite say warm yet, as there remains numerous holes in walls yet to be filled, and we’re far from finished but for now, have some pics: