Makers gonna make!

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Post and discuss /diy/ projects, ask questions regarding /diy/ topics and exchange ideas and techniques.

Please keep in mind:
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- No weapons. That goes to /k/ - Weapons. The workmanship and techniques involved in creating objects which could be used as weapons or the portion of a weapons project that involves them (e.g., forging steel for a blade, machining for gunsmithing, what epoxy can I use to fix my bow) may be discussed in /diy/, but discussing weapon-specific techniques/designs or the actual use of weapons is disallowed. Things such as fixed blade knives or axes are considered tools, things such as swords, guns or explosives are considered weapons.
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Hobby chemistry

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I've dabbled a bit on hobby chem for a few years now, and I'm wondering how prevalent this hobby is. I have never seen anyone else in RL do it. Is anyone on this board a hobby chemist? How common is it? Also i notice that even on the internet i have never seen a single female hobby chemist. I guess this thread could also double as AMA.
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Given the absolutely criminal price of real estate in my area (Hongcouver), my parents have given my wife and I the option of building a small home on their 10-acre property.

Would a container home be an economical solution, or are they just a meme?
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(((modern))) building standards

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ITT we discuss the jewry that is modern building standards and practices. Ways that we've regressed all in the name of (((progress))).

I'll start. PEX and other types of plastic plumbing supply. I don't mind plastic for waste drainage, but I don't want it for my supply.

Give me COPPER, the white man's plumbing. Cuprum was good enough for Emperor Hadrian and it's good enough for me.

>outlasts you, can pass your home onto your children
>malleable, aesthetically pleasing metal that is naturally anti-bacterial
>soldering pipes is an art form
>can last hundreds of years if you simply install a water softener on your supply main
>doesn't leech plastic into your drinking and bath water

>as with any plastic, steadily degrades over time and becomes brittle
>will not outlast you
>when you give your house to your kids, they'll have to redo the whole plumbing system in their lifetimes
>leeches questionable chemicals into the water that have very questionable effects on the human body

It's funny how (((builders))) have sold people an inferior product and called it better because it's cheaper for them and a higher profit margin because it's easy to snake a plastic tube to plumbing fixtures and the labor required is less.
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/svsg/ SV Seeker General

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Still fixing hydraulics edition

No cowards. No caring about people on the internet. No men raised by women. No insurance.
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Best Cloth for Breathing

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What's the best material to craft a breathable mask, even if it barely covers anything?

I live in a country with the stupid covid regulations still, and the whores at my work whine if I don't use a mask. The problem is, I have a deviated septum and other nose problems so I normally don't breath well even without a mask, let alone wearing one. Obviously they don't care. I don't give a shit about them so If I have to wear something over my face, at least it should be something I could breath with.

So I'm thinking about doing my own mask(s), and I'd like to know the most superficial, breathable, barely-physical material I can use to make a mask with. Masks don't protect shit, and they obviously don't care about how effective a mask is as long as I wear -a- mask.
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/ohm/ - electronics general: just read that guy's link edition

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Thread come a guts'a:>>2284012

>I'm new to electronics. Where to get started?
It is an art/science of applying principles to requirements.
Find problem, learn principles, design and verify solution, build, test, post results, repeat.

>Incredibly comprehensive list of electronics resources:
Additional resources below:

>Project ideas:

>Don't ask, roll:

>Archive of Popular Electronics magazines (1954-2003):
>Microchip Tips and Tricks PDF:
>Li+/LiPo batteries required reading:


>Principles (by increasing skill level):
Mims III, Getting Started in Electronics
Geier, How to Diagnose & Fix Everything Electronic
Kybett & Boysen, All New Electronics Self-Teaching Guide
Scherz & Monk, Practical Electronics for Inventors (has some issues)
Horowitz and Hill, The Art of Electronics

>Recommended Design/verification tools:
KiCAD 6+
Logisim Evolution

>Recommended Components/equipment:
eBay/AliExpress sellers, for component assortments/sample kits (caveat emptor)
Local independent electronics distributors

>More related YouTube channels:

>I have junk, what do?
Shitcan it
>consumer product support or PC building?
>household/premises wiring?
More rules-driven than engineering, try /qtddtot/ or sparky general first
>antigravity and/or overunity?
Go away
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I left some joint compound in my shed and it froze. Can I use it after it thaws, or should i just get more?
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/mcg/ - microcontroller general

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Previous thread: >>2255301

Here we discuss microcontrollers, SBCs and microcontroller accessories, such as Atmel AVR and attinys (Arduinos), ARM boards such as blue/black pill STM32, ESP32, RPI, and others.

>where can I verified quality microcontrollers and other electronic sensors or parts

>but that's too expensive

>I need a part that does X and Y, with Z specifications. How can I find it?
use digikey or mouser's parametric part search. Then purchase from one of the sellers listed above.

>how do I get started with microcontrollers, where should I start?
There is no defined starting point, grab a book and start reading or buy an arduino off ebay/amazon and start messing around. There are a plethora of examples online to get started.
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