Category Archives: Tinkering

Another nice shield build

This one I could do. I have to say I was impressed with the build (the author “bends” the plywood to a curve). One thing the author could have done a little differently is to put grooves into the back … Continue reading

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3D print your own dust collector blast gates

Nice build. If you have a printer that can handle the size. The “gate” thought is not printed but a piece of plexi glass. Not sure if I would build on of these myself. If my printer could handle it. … Continue reading

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Awesome Shield build

But I don’t know if I would have the patience to make this. The author traces all the patterns on the shield first, then using a dremel in router mode, cuts out the outline, then chisels out chunks, then burns … Continue reading

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Ghetto automatic soap dispenser

I got a kick of this build. It does work thought. https://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Soap-Dispenser-Using-Arduino/

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Cool looking necklace build

Nice build, the author posts the schematic so you could get your own board built… Or modify it yourself. https://www.instructables.com/id/NeckLight-a-PCB-Necklace-for-Humans-and-Dogs/

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Cool looking wall art

Interesting build. One thing I might do differently is put an inner set of LED strips too. https://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Neopixel-Hexagon/

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Improved Spline Jig

I think I showed the original one a few months back. Well the author went back on the build and made a better version of it. It looks nice. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/%93no-clamps%94-spline-jig-w-folding-knobs-78449?homelistings#post154771

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3D print a face mask

I have seen a couple of different versions of this one. Not so sure how comfortable this is, or how porious a 3D printed object could be…. https://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-COVID-19-Mask-With-Gasket/

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3D print your own frame for a face visor

Nice write up on how to setup the Prusa face visor (uses a transparency). Unfortunately the table on my printer is a touch too small for this one. https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rc2-Visor-and-Face-Shields/

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Make your own carbon filters

I have this on my list to make. I own a 3M Respirator and right now replacement filters are expensive. Of course same issue with other 3D printed items, particles could still get inside thru the print. But it could … Continue reading

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