Engineering Old-School Logos: Before Illustrator, Photoshop and Indesign, How Were TV Logos Made?

Engineering Old-School Logos: Before Illustrator, Photoshop and Indesign, How Were TV Logos Made?

It’s hard to believe that there was a time when making a title sequence or logo could take weeks compared to one day when done digitally. Most logos today have 3D aspects and back then when put on a flat screen it was difficult for designers to incorporate 3D elements into their design since it was mostly done on paper. …

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You Can Make a Toolbox with Only a 2x4?

Impossible Engineering: Making a Toolbox with Only a 2×4

Kyle Bollendorf and his daughter, Laurel, love to work together in their workshop. The only problem was that Laurel needed her own toolbox, and what’s a better way to get one than to make one together! Now, you may be thinking that this is as simple as any old project, but Kyle never turns down a challenge. So, he decided …

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Smalley Wave Springs Reduce Spring Heights by 50%

Smalley Wave Springs Reduce Spring Heights by 50%

The spring features a carbon or stainless steel body with a wave like frame that curves and shreds its way up and around the spring, giving it a lightweight coil that makes it the biggest space saver on the market. The job of the spring is to store mechanical energy and bear loads, with the wave design it compensates for …

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"The Firework Deathstar" and Five Awesome Firework Trick Shots

“The Firework Deathstar” and Five Awesome Firework Trick Shots

The idea of the firework has been around since 200 BC over time they’ve evolved to include different chemicals to emit different colors and explosions. In the United States we mostly use fireworks to celebrate special occasions, creating a vibrant light show to go along with the celebration of our nation’s birth. To kick off your fourth of July celebration, …

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80/20 lets you add unique extras on their DIY picnic table

DIY Aluminum Picnic Table: This Is Not Your Average Picnic Table

80/20’s DIY picnic table kit builds a durable, weatherproof table with a twist! Their fully customizable table has two buckets built into the top. So, storing drinks and ice at a barbeque is a breeze! And you can set your backyard apart by planting decorative flowers right in the tabletop. How’s that for a tablescape?! The tabletop and seats are …

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80/20’s Xtreme DIY Series: Grill Stand

80/20’s Xtreme DIY Series: Grill Stand

Have a Big Green Egg or other Kamado grill? Is it just sitting there on the ground, screaming to be put on a pedestal?  Say no more, because 80/20 knows just the trick to deck it out for the summer months! Use 80/20 to create more work-space and storage to make your great grill even better! 80/20 has an amazing …

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Happy International Women in Engineering Day! Here are 10 Awesome Women Engineers in History

Tracy Chou A highly acclaimed software engineer and advocate for women, at only 29, Tracy Chou has taken the engineering world by storm when it comes to women in engineering, and rights in the workplace. She’s best known for her work to push companies to publicly show how many women engineers they really employ. Her professional experience is just as impressive as …

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