Experimenting with vacuum molding

Experimenting with vacuum molding

Hi there! This post is about a really simple way of making plastic parts for your projects. Have you ever heard of vacuum molding? It’s a method to make a plastic mold of a piece by using heat and suction from a vacuum cleaner. You can easily replicate what I’m going to show you. You



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State of the Art in Intelligent Humanoid Robotics

Hi! This will not be my typical kind of post. I usually post about projects, tutorials, publications, etc. but this time I’m just going to share a video that shows the state of the art towards the development of Intelligent Humanoid Robotics. It’s a great video and shows some of the great research that has



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Blogging: Flickr vs Picasa

Hi! If you’re a blogger, or intend to become one someday, you will face yourself with the hard task of choosing which image hosting service to use: Flickr or Google’s Picasa Web Albums (now also known as Google Photos). I had to go through this myself and as such I’m going to describe my short



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How to view the processor information in Linux

Hi everyone! This is going to be a really short post but I think that someday it may be useful for you like it is for me. Sometimes friends, family or strangers give me/throw away old/damaged computers (some aren’t damaged at all and can be fixed by formatting the hard drive 🙂 ).  Whenever I get



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CNC Controller Board v2

As I said previously, I have been slowly developing my second CNC Machine, TheMaker2. To control the new CNC machine I developed a new board based on a PIC16LF877A since the L297‘s that I used on the first CNC controller board that I designed can be quite expensive here in Portugal and I had some



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Homemade CNC: TheMaker2

Hi! As I previously said in my first post about my first Homemade CNC: TheMaker1, I was slowly developing a bigger, faster (didn’t accomplish this part yet) and more robust CNC. Well, the development phase has finally come to an end and it is finally ready! 😀 In order to build a more rigid structure I



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The BiT Bang Theory Blog is 1 Year old

Hi everyone! It has been a long time since I last posted something and some of you probably thought that this blog had been forgotten but it didn’t. 🙂 I have been working on moving the blog from wordpress.com to blogspot.com since it gives me more freedom to make this blog unique. Also, since I



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