Category Archives: Misc-Life

Build your own metal detector

https://hackaday.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/metal-detector-main.png?w=800 Nice build. It seems to work pretty good to. My 2 cents…I think I would just buy a used one myself. https://hackaday.com/2022/05/02/diy-metal-detector-gives-you-the-mettle-to-find-some-medals/

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Interesting article on how criminals use your home address to start scamming you

Scamming, or using your credit, etc etc. All can start with just your home address https://www.makeuseof.com/what-can-cybercriminal-do-with-home-address/

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Another good build for your own nano leafs

https://content.instructables.com/ORIG/FQ4/18RL/L0DUXZ9N/FQ418RLL0DUXZ9N.jpg?auto=webp&frame=1&width=320&md=3b9652952882885148ed591020939ba0 Another nice build to make your own version of a nanoleaf. Me…I am on the fence on this, the look is cool, but I can’t justify the cost even with building my own. https://www.instructables.com/LED-Light-Panels/

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Suction cup mount

https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/coronavirus-homemade-tools-78415-15#post200198 Nice idea to build with a Harbor Freight Suction cup. Not so sure I would trust it to mount a camera outside a moving car. But it could be useful for mounting light things like cameras around the house … Continue reading

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make a simple box fan filter

https://s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/hmt-forum/corsi_rosenthal_box.jpg I have seen a few of these builds before, take 4 furnace filters that fit around the box fan (making a 3D box, put the fan on top so it sucks stuff into the box and blows out the … Continue reading

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A python compiler

This looks interesting, it’s a native compiler for python.  I do like writing code in python, but its slow to run compared to C/C++. Not sure how good this is yet thought. https://github.com/Omyyyy/pycom

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Logic analyzer for RPi

Nice project to convert a Raspberry Pi into a Logic Analyzer, looks like it still has a ways to go, but its a nice start. https://github.com/gusmanb/logicanalyzer

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Cool 3 color CNC wall plotter

Reminds me of the Maslow CNC in its build. Most of the parts are 3D printed and it has an internal gear to switch markers. I like how the author uses vasoline for “grease”. Parts here https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4192091

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Nice center punch build

But its alot of work, for something you can get pretty cheap at Harbor Freight. Me…I think I would buy it myself. Thought the homemade one does seem to work better. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/spring-center-punch-video-90441#post200601

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OK crazy boat motor build

The author uses 8 cheap DC brushed motors, and an 8 way gearbox to drive a propeller for a boat. Cool build but I don’t know how long that setup will last.

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