Since my previous post about piCorePlayer, I have replaced 2 of them that were running on a Raspberry Pi 3A+ with a 3D printed case. Raspberry Pi 3A+ with 5″ touch screen, an Adafruit speaker bonnet and speakers. The 3D printed case can be downloaded from Printables.com

K1 Max

Last November, after receiving lots of orders for my RSA/ID Holder, I decided that I needed a bigger and faster printer. So I bought a K1 Max from Creality. What took 1 1/2 hours on my previous printer could be printed in less than 40 minutes.

New 3D printer

7 months after buying my first 3D printer – an Ender 2 Pro from Creality – I have upgraded to an Ender 3 V2 Neo.

3D printer update

It has now been a few weeks since buying an Ender 2 Pro and I’m loving being able to design things in FreeCAD and then have them printed out. So far I’ve printed a new handle that incorporates a bearing for the top of the Z axis and changed the supplied Bowden tube for some… Continue reading 3D printer update

3D printing

I bought a 3D printer last week – an Ender 2 Pro from Creality. I have started with a small one so that I can get some experience printing with it before upgrading to a larger model.

Royal bread

390g whole wheat flour 260g plain flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 400ml water 50g porridge

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I have recently replaced my 3 Logitech Squeezeboxes with 3 Raspberry Pis running piCorePlayer. 2 of them are 3A+s and the other is a 3B. Raspberry Pi 3A+ with 7″ touch screen and USB powered Logitech speakers. Raspberry Pi 3A+ with 5″ touch screen, an Adafruit speaker bonnet and speakers. Raspberry Pi 3B with 7″… Continue reading piCorePlayer

Eesh Baladi – Egyptian Bread

2 cups bread flour ½ teaspoon dried yeast 1 tablespoon honey 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup warm water

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Basic stamping starter kit

If you’re new to this, I thought I would start by what I would call a basic starter kit for stamping.  It can seem daunting to try something new, but here’s what I would recommend you get. Clear acrylic blocks in a variety of sizes.  If you’re pushed for money, and really don’t have the… Continue reading Basic stamping starter kit

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