MakerMade Kits Arriving, A New Vision For Ground Control, and a Lot of Projects

Hello everyone!


November was an exciting month for Maslow. The first Maslow kits shipped by someone other than Hannah and I are in the mail, this month we saw a sneak preview of a potentially web based version of Ground Control, and we saw a whole bunch of exciting new projects.


MakerMade kits shipping:

First and foremost there are Maslow kits shipping again! MakerMade are the first to begin shipping kits (they're ahead of schedule!). I couldn't be more excited to see how they have been handling things. It feels fantastic to see kits starting to arrive without me having to worry about them.

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New Vision of Ground Control:

We got to catch a glimpse of a potential new version of Ground Control this week from madgrizzle who has been working on a web based version of Ground Control. You can see a preview of it in action here:

Web based control opens up a lot of potential new avenues for controlling Maslow machines especially better raspberry pi support. It isn't ready for the prime time yet, but if you want to give madgrizzle a star to show your support for his work you can find his GitHub project here:

https://github.com/madgrizzle/WebControl

Projects:

As always there have been a slew of exciting projects since the last update. Here are a couple of my favorites.


clintloggins came through with another amazing project building this seasonally appropriate full sized santa sleigh:

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Superbender used his Maslow to create a far from ordinary fence this week. We love the creativity shown here!

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theHipNerd did some amazing work creating half tone images by drilling holes of various sizes. He posted more details about the bit he used and more in the forums.

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Art Works made themselves a very nice and very large sign:

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And finally Arne2050 used his machine to make a parametric mold for casting which is an exciting possibility.

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On a personal note I've been a bit absent recently in the forums because I've been spending a lot of time with my family. I was working on Maslow things for the last two Thanksgivings so it felt extra great to get to put in some solid family time this year. 

 

Happy holidays everyone!! 

 

-Bar (and Hannah in spirit)