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 SolidSmack.com and co-host of EngineerVsDesigner.com, a weekly podcast about design, engineering and what makes it all happen.
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Lenovo ThinkStation P500 [Review]

2 days ago

The Lenovo ThinkStation P500 sits there. Dark. Rigid. Ready to start the day. You sip your coffee. It hums every once in a while, letting you know when it’s cooling…

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Friday Smackdown: Rapscallions of the Air

1 week ago

When the wind took our white knuckle fears, rapscallions of the air, nurtured on the updrafts, while stole away we lay in an aft cargo bay, living on rationed water…

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The 100 Day Project. It’s All About the Process.

2 weeks ago

Remember when you use to make things? Potholders, paintings, LEGO creatures, messes? You need to get back to that, and ┬áThe 100 Day Project┬ámay just be the kick in the…

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Friday Smackdown: Clank Split Portside

2 weeks ago

A wind blew that hadn’t since the days we bore through the outer hull. Long before it was but metal clanks, a photo and endless picking at the wall with…

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Naked Grain: The Beautiful Sculptured Chairs of Rick Koren

2 weeks ago

It use to be that when you wanted to get rid of a well-made oak dining chair, you would cut it down for kindling, toss it to the curb or…

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Friday Smackdown: Squirrel-bone Stump Leg

3 weeks ago

He was a wee titmouse with an apple and a bag of cracked corn. A long journey lay ahead, fortunate to have a new mechanical leg to replace the squirrel-bone…

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Tinkerplay is the Posable Robot Making App You (and Your Kids) Will Play for Hours

4 weeks ago

It was a sad day when My Robot Nation was gobbled by 3D Systems and subsequently buried on the Cubify website. (You can find it here now: http://cubify.com/en/store/app/JOW97UI59Y.) They were…

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Friday Smackdown: Vein Blade Pop-Out

4 weeks ago

A small plan hatched from beneath an elderberry tree. The five had their suits, goggles, razor loaded pulse rifles and a penchant for adventure. Once aboard the carrier high overhead,…

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Friday Smackdown: Troll Box Socks

1 month ago

A little troll in green pajamas, ate a raisin biscuit. Atop a box in too big socks and sitting on mouse, he dreamed of jars, of capturing stars and mixing…