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Colorful marble madness

Colorful marble madness

Our son is a huge fan of marbles, so over time we collected tons of cardboard tubes and I started to built him his own colorful marble run as a birthay present that he can rearrange as he likes. To get that rearrangement done, I came up with the idea of using sheet metal as the canvas and equipping all the tubes with little magnets so they stick to the metal. I tried different magnetic material, but in the end…

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Encase those precious sewing machines

Encase those precious sewing machines

Out of the various machines that one may own for making things, sewing machines are of the more delicate kind. They are bulky and sometimes heavy but still need a rigid protection for the open parts. So when we bought a new overlock sewing machine two years ago, I went to the Makerspace and built a case out of cheap wood. It has two lids, that unfold completely, so the machine can be extracted easily. It has no handle, no…

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