Posts by Josh Mings

Josh is co-founder of EvD Media. He engineers and designs, is the Marketing Manager for Luxion, is CSWP certified for SolidWorks training and support and excels at falling awkwardly. He is editor of and co-host of, a weekly podcast about design, engineering and what makes it all happen.

Friday Smackdown: Tens Times the Pop

2 days ago

The boatswain sounding his whistle called the ship to arms, and found us a tailwind with the call. It was gaining on us, visible one moment, gone the next. It…


The Beautiful Design Process Behind Grovemade’s Luxury Wood Speakers

4 days ago

The thought put into speaker design is astounding. It nearly makes me forget all about the chipper/shredder sound emanating from my car speakers. We’ve admired Portland-based Grovemade design for a…


This Desktop CNC Machine Gets You Milling for Under $500

5 days ago

If you’re not getting your recommended daily allowance of sawdust and aluminum shavings, chances are you’re looking at desktop CNC milling machine options. There are A LOT more options that…


Model of the Week: Raspberry Pi 3 Model B [Berry Awesome!]

5 days ago

This fabulous model? This is a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. You know, the device you can use to brain a hexapod, integrate a complete home automation system or link…


Friday Smackdown: Wood Keggin’ Bebop

1 week ago

Crooked fence posts propped up its torso and surly demeanor, clanking a grin as spindles and pumps whirred beneath the translucent neck skin. A movement would send tremors, with keg…


The ALPAKA 7ven Messenger Bag [Review]

2 weeks ago

I bet you have one bag you really love. And then an excess of other bags you don’t use at all. If you collect the goody bags at your favorite…


Model of the Week: LEGO Technic Porsche 911 [Dream Car!]

2 weeks ago

One of my 200 dream cars begins with Porsche and ends with 911 GT3 RS. Until I can sell enough plasma to purchase a used one that needs the rusted…


ELWN Fit is Exactly How Wireless Earbuds Should Be Designed

2 weeks ago

Music. Just what you need to get you through a tough task. It’s why we bring you SolidSmack Radio each week. What’s keeping you from enjoying that? The right pair…


FEBCAD ARĀ­ 3D Modeling Software Lets You Model With Different Shapes

2 weeks ago

We’ve been keeping an eye out for VR/AR 3D modeling apps and, suprisingly… there’s not been much activity. Apparently we’re not in the future yet… yet… yet. There are an…