Tag Archives: Hardware Hacking

Making a cheap electrical wire caddy

My wire caddy

For many hobbyists, having a bit of wire around is a must.  But outside of the lab, I’ve always had trouble finding useful ways to store wire in my kits.  Finally, I got frustrated and lightly modded a line spool box, used for fishing, to do the trick.  Here’s what I ended up with:

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ARToolkit Plus recipe for Gumstix Verdex

After much messing around, I’ve got a surprisingly compact bitbake recipe for compiling ARToolkit Plus in OpenEmbedded.

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