Category Archives: Arduino

Convert a windshield wiper motor into a servo

Servos are expensive for a motor, so if you need a big one, this is a nice alternative to buying one.  The author uses a windshield motor, pot, an arduino, to build one. Supersize DIY R/C Servos From Windscreen Wipers

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GRBL ported to ESP32

Never really thought about it, the ESP does have more process/capacity than the Arduino UNO, and its wireless, so it makes sense to use.  I will have to look more into this in the future. Grbl Ported to the ESP32 … Continue reading

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Nice arduino robot build

This is a water boat build, it would be a great project to do with kids. https://www.instructables.com/id/Waterbot-Arduino-Robot-Boat/

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Make a paper strip cutter

The author made an automated paper strip cutter.  Neat idea if you have alot of strips to make (craft project for large group of kids maybe). 3D Printer Tech Cuts Paper

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Make a Braille Printer

In addition you can use google text to speech with it.  Pretty neat build overall using parts thought the author bought all the parts (from the looks of it you would think it was scrap material). http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Braille-Writer-Speech-to-Braille/

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Sound proofing a CNC

I like the authors idea but…what about ventalation, metal chips getting in the way, or…lets see hot metal in a wood box….maybe a fire issue? I agree thought CNC’s are noisy buggers. https://medium.com/teelebee/cnc-box-d13eaa7c0f36

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Nice arduino POV fan display

The author 3D prints the fan, but most of the build could be done with off the shelf materials too. http://www.electronoobs.com/eng_arduino_tut21.php

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Card Reader for equipment

Nice build with an arduino to automate access to equipment. http://www.instructables.com/id/Card-Reading-Shop-Power-Switch/

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Cool motion sensor horn

Need a quick alarm system or animal determinate, this is a nice build that will help with that. http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Motion-Sensor-Horn/

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Build a Wax CNC

Interesting build,  Note that this build is on wheels and moves around.  Basically it prints out wax so that when the cloth is put into dye, the wax keeps the dye off and presto, you have a pattern.  Took me … Continue reading

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