Building a Prusa i3 3D Printer

  For the past few months Kevin and I have been building a 3D printer – from scratch (vs a kit). We used an existing design – the Prusa i3 which is in the RepRap family of 3D Printers. We documented the build process from start to our first couple of prints and make it […]

Add your own trails to OpenStreetMaps

As a follow up to my previous blog entry on saving tracks with a Garmin Oregon GPS I have made a new Instructable on how to add trails to OpenStreetMaps from your saved GPS tracks.  It will take you through creating an account on OSM, some of the basic terms used and also has a […]

Save a track from your Garmin Oregon GPS

When I’m in the great outdoors I usually take my GPS with me.  I usually keep a track of where I’ve been and then save them back to my Windows PC.  The two main reasons are so that I can view where I’ve been in Google Earth and also to use the track to add […]

Get free VoIP phone service in Canada

I have use of a family cabin in the BC Interior. Though it’s 1/2 hour from Kamloops we are fortunate to have phone and high speed Internet service at the location. Often when we are up there we need to call back to Vancouver – and it’s worse when I host a guys weekend at […]

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