DIY Fortnite Double Helix Costume

DIY Fortnite Double Helix Costume

This year I scratch-built a Double Helix costume for my 11-year-old son Simon.  This was a bit tricky because the character was only released on Oct 5th, so reference art was a bit thin on the ground.  I did a combination of an original pattern for sewing the jacket plus 3D printing of the goggles, … Continue reading

Soldering Iron Drill Press Adaptor

Soldering Iron Drill Press Adaptor

Here’s an cheap and easy way to accurately press metal thread inserts into 3D printed objects. 3D printing provides a wonderful way of making custom boxes for all your projects.  Often these boxes are held together with self-tapping screws driven into plastic holes. That’s great if you are only opening and closing the boxes a few times, but … Continue reading