Fun with Shapeoko

I’ve been looking for a micro project to get some use out of my Shapeoko. What’s more fun then a 5.25 floppy disk coaster?

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The Everyday Carry Handcuff Key

This is a very small inconspicuous handcuff key I found in one of my RSS feeds. I’m not sure why, but I had to check them out. I like the small footprint and it clips nicely on a belt loop or on the webbing of my daily carry bag. I don’t like that it’s made of stainless steel; it’s something that you could easily forget about while going through a metal detector.

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Shapeoko 2 Has Arrived!

Today my Shapeoko 2 has arrived. For those who don’t know what this is; it’s a desktop CNC Mill from Inventables. I’ve put about 1/3rd of it together so far. Pictures and what I do with it may be posted in the future.

New Year Haunted Adventure

This year the wife and I stayed at a Haunted B&B and did 2 ghost hunts. We’ve never done either before and it sounded like. The “hunts” were fun, walking around a haunted location with some other people and using the equipment then you see on all the ghost shows. I bought a small voice recorder while out and about to leave running in the room while we slept.

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Stopping a small botnet

Today I woke up to an unresponsive website. When I started to look at the Apache access.log file I found a ton of IPs trying to bruteforce my wp-admin.php creds. I knew they weren’t going to get anywhere (thank you google auth), but it was doing a good job at DDOS.

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