An easy DIY solution for hosting my growing collection of scale models.
George usually spends his day juggling with networks, servers, projects and users who usually don’t know what they need, but nonetheless need it now goddammit!
He gets along fine, with the careful application of patience, duct tape, a swish-army knife and by ♫ ♫ always looking at the bright side of life ♪ ♪.
He writes about technology, his family and cats, about life, the universe and everything, here.
He comments about everything and anything on Twitter and Facebook and posts his favourite photos on Instagram.
Eventually, he replies to most of the emails he gets at george @ zupergeorge . com
Chocolate-vanilla yoghurt cupcakes
Delicious cupcakes! This was originally a cake recipe but in my experience the result is much better in cupcake form: Cupcakes are easier to bake and easier to serve. Bonus points: the kids love them!
After numerus experiments and combinations based on several recipes I found online, I think I have finally come up the perfect recipy for home-made waffles: nice and fluffy, not too sweet but full of flavor.
IKEA hack: a headboard for the MALM bed
An easy, cheap but elegant custom headboard for the IKEA MALM double bed.
After popular demand, here is our recipe for a traditional greek pie (with feta cheese and/or spinach). This specific variation was “perfected” by my wife and it is easy to follow because it uses ready-made puff dough. The success of the recipe is linked to the quality of the dough. This is why our mothers’ […]
In the summer of 2017 I started the conversion of my Anet A8 3D printer to an AM8, essentialy replacing the flimsy acrylic frame of the printer with a new one made of aluminum profile extrusions. The conversion went well, and the robustness of the printer improved considerably. A few months ago, an accident in connecting a […]
One of the common problems you face with a 3D printer like the Anet A8 is Printbed adhesion. FFF (fused filament fabrication) printers work by laying hot strands of plastic filament on the printbed in consecutive layers. In order for this to work, the filament has to stick on the printbed at least until the […]
Windows 10 boot loader repair
In the last 10 days, I came up with two similar cases of laptops being suddenly unable to boot. It appeared that the boot loader was corrupted, making them unable to boot into Windows 10. Here are the steps I followed in order to fix them.
3D printer enclosure
Choosing and building an enclosure for my 3D printer.
New hobby: 3D printing
So… for the past 6 months I’ve acquired a new hobby: 3D printing!
I’ve been toying with the idea of buying and or building a 3D printer for over a year but I was putting it off as I was extremely resource constrained (time, space, money). Just before Christmas however, a seemingly random ad in my Facebook timeline spurred my interest. As for most things nowadays, you can find relatively cheap chinese clones of various open source 3D printer designs.
After a little research, I decided to buy an Anet A8. It’s based on the Prusa i3 open source design.