#4 – Getting Started — Topic Episode

Makers Unplugged – Episode #4 – Getting Started
Episode Posted: 12 November 2016
Show Notes: 9 December 2016

CHRONOLOGICAL NOTES
Getting started making things [1:23]
Making mistakes [10:20]
Resources for woodworking [13:00]
Steve Ramsey Woodworking for Mere Mortals [13:20]

Free Woodworking Plans and Videos. Fun Woodworking Projects You Can Make!


https://www.youtube.com/user/stevinmarin
I Like to Make Stuff [13:28]

Home


https://www.youtube.com/user/iliketomakestuffcom
Norm Abram [14:25]
http://www.newyankee.com/
Dice Tower design [16:10] This sounds like his own design, do you have a link or photo?
Reasons for joining Makerspace [16:35]
Drunken Woodworker [17:48]
https://www.youtube.com/user/DrunkenWoodworker
Favorite tools [27:00]
Avoiding perfectionism for your first projects [33:15]
Makerspace Slack Channel [33:22] I’m not sure if this is the right slack channel, can you double check?
https://nation-of-makers.slack.com/
Hack a Day blog and Instructables [34:15]
https://hackaday.com/blog/
http://www.instructables.com/
The value of ignoring advice and making your own mistakes [38:55]
Make Magazine [44:57]

Home


Tips for a crazy idea [45:23]
Sunk-cost fallacy [47:35]
The sunk cost fallacy is the behavior of accounting for spent resources that can’t be recovered in making decisions for the future.
http://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/how-the-sunk-cost-fallacy-makes-you-act-stupid.html
Upcoming projects [49:48]
Wet-molding leather techniques [53:48]
Aaron’s phases as a Maker [56:38]
McMaster-Carr and Harbor Freight [59:25]
https://www.mcmaster.com/
http://www.harborfreight.com/
Dustin’s phases as a Maker [1:03:20]
Open Source Software: Blender, Lightworks, Unity [1:05:52]
Blender: 3D rendering https://www.blender.org/
Lightworks: Video editing https://www.lwks.com/
Unity: Game development https://unity3d.com/


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