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Happy Ada Lovelace Day: Women In STEM

1 week ago

For those who missed it, yesterday, 14th October was Ada Lovelace Day. It is a day dedicated to commemorate the achievements of women in STEM, i.e. science, technology, engineering and…

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SolidWorks Hump Day Tips 08: Closing Surfaces in SolidWorks (Part IV)

1 week ago

Each week we’re sharing a new tip with you here on the ‘Smack to help elevate your CAD game to a new level. Our goal is to mix up the…

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Starlight Paintball Project: How to Build an Arsenal of LED Throwie Paintballs

2 weeks ago

One day while I was working in my shop I simply thought, “what if I packed an LED Throwie into a paintball?” LED Throwies (LT) have always fascinated me. Little…

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SolidSmack Radio | One-Way Tangent to Space

2 weeks ago

This week’s Spotify-powered SolidSmack Radio Playlist brings an entirely new face-smack of great music to help propel you through those laborious, tedious design tasks for the next few days. We’ll…

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VRClay + Oculus Rift Makes Our Eyeballs Jiggle

2 weeks ago

There is nothing more cool than watching the dude in this video sculpt a fake spider in virtual reality. Using a Sculpting Tool, VRClay allows you to freely sculpt with…

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New Jony Ive Interview Reveals His First Phone Prototype and How He Makes Design Decisions

2 weeks ago

After a series of unfortunate events including criticisms of his design decisions and problems with manufacturers in their complicated supply chain leading up to their largest new product release category…

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‘One Skateboard at a Time': How Chapman Skateboards Creates a Skate Deck From Scratch

2 weeks ago

Having been manufacturing skateboard decks since 1991, Long Island, NY-based Chapman Skateboards have been the number-one supplier of skateboard decks for the largest East Coast skate brands including Zoo York,…

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Friday Smackdown: Neck Wrecker

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Combed hand and hair, the scent was unmistakably everywhere. A sound rose, and on tips, my toes. What was that crooked grin? A blanket of marmosets, scattering about and a…

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Cool Tools of Doom n’ Stuff: Week 41

2 weeks ago

With so many cool things coming out each week, it can be hard to wade through all the rock-awesomeness. With ‘Cool Tools’, we’ve done the hard work for you. This…

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SolidSmack Radio | Part Lines From Paradise

4 days ago

This week’s Spotify-powered SolidSmack Radio Playlist brings an entirely new face-smack of great music to help propel you through those laborious, tedious design tasks for the next few days. We’ll…