Thanks to Brilliant for sponsoring this video. Be one of the first 200 people to sign up with this link and get 20% off your premium subscription! https://brilliant.org/strangeparts What started as a straightforward attempt to try out a portable scanning electron microscope has evolved into a journey down the rabbit hole into the physics of […]

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In the final part of this short 4 part series, I completed the Open Book! This is such a great piece of open hardware and was genuinely fun to build. This was streamed on Twitch on Jan 25, 2021 You can buy a PCB for this project on Joey’s Tindie page here: https://www.tindie.com/products/joeycastillo/the-open-book-pcb-bare-pcb/ 00:00:00 Stream […]

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Wow, I got so much progress done on Spare Parts and the Open Book in this stream! So a lucky few in chat had their first drive with Spare Parts on Twitch and immediately flipped the robot. I also completed the hardware build of the Open Book! Enjoy this mix of overlay dev on Twitch […]

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Continuing where I left off, I finished up soldering the capacitors and resistors on the Open Book’s board and was able to complete diodes and several components like the card reader, switches and more. This was streamed on Twitch on Jan 18, 2021 You can buy a PCB for this project on Joey’s Tindie page […]

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I took a short break from working on Spare Parts to start on a new project; The Open Book. This neat opensource project, designed by Joey Castillo (https://github.com/joeycastillo/The-Open-Book), is a feather compatible open-hardware e-book reader that aims to be a simple device that anyone with a soldering iron can build for themselves. In this first […]

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So I crashed my Mavic 2 Zoom in a Hollywoodesque feat of daring flight acrobatics (I was trying to drop water balloons using a 3rd party remote release from aliexpress) Instead of fixing it back up to be a Zoom, I decided to make a Pro out of it. The streams prior to this one […]

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I unboxed my new and very fancy oscilloscope and power supply, generously donated to me by Keysight, and take them for a test spin, which devolved into trying to get oscilloscope music working. This was streamed on Twitch on Nov 11, 2020. Special thanks to Keysight for sending over their E36313A Triple Output DC Power […]

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I started designing a robot that you can eventually drive around the Strange Parts workshop! Also, endless screwing around with my streaming setup in attempts to make it suck less. This was streamed on Twitch on Nov 5, 2020.

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I was still dialing in the new Strange Parts shop so in this stream I did some woodworking to build wall mounts for my knock off Akrobins. Chat and I hang out, talking about streaming, world events and more.

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Hanging out and sort out my inventory of nuts and bolts. I talked about how I organize my inventory, discussed the future of Strange Parts, and shared travel tips and anecdotes about daily life. This was streamed on Nov 3, 2020.

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