Category Archives: Misc-Life

A basic ventilator

I like this build, it shows the basic concepts of a ventilator. Now given in the USA this would never be allowed. But in other countries that don’t have access to 20K and up ventilators, this simple build could be … Continue reading

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On the trend of 3D printed masks

OK found another one. This one looks a bit easier to print out. https://www.instructables.com/id/N95-Sealed-Face-Mask-3D-Printed-BaileyMask/

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Another 3D printed respirator

Haven’t shown another one of these in a bit. This is another nice build which you can use parts of a N95 mask to be the filter in this one. Me…masks seem to be easier to come by these days … Continue reading

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Using an old touchpad to control a stepper motor

Nice build with an arduino for the controller. You use the touchpad to move one way or the other, and tap to continue moving. https://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-Old-Laptops-Touchpad-to-Control-a-Stepper-Mo/

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Nice Drill Press accessories

The author build a dust collector and laser guide. Only thing with both of them is you have to constantly adjust them if the table moves. https://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Dust-Collector-Laser-Guide/

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3D print your own Cyclone Dust Collector

I can’t imagine how long it took to 3D print this out. But it is impressive. https://www.instructables.com/id/Cyclone-Dust-Collector-by-3D-Printer/

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Interesting food processor build

The author took a grinder, and 2 metal cans to make a food processor. Interesting build…not so sure why he didn’t use a food processor (I think you can get ones for $20 that are decent). Either way with the … Continue reading

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Interesting birdhouse build

Could be a nice way to make one and eliminate some of the wood needed for the floor. Actually I think I would paint the can myself, and stain or paint the wood. But its a nice build overall. https://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Can-Birdhouse/

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Simple automatic soap dispenser

Using an arduino, IR sensor, and a servo, the author built a pretty simple conversion for a pump action soap dispenser. Could be a simple project to do with kids. https://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Soap-Dispenser-Using-Arduino/

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Make your own rav Marshmellow head

Nice build, the bucket used is a good idea. LED’s are a bit pricy for the project (individual addressed LED’s are not cheap). https://www.instructables.com/id/Marshmello-Ultimate-Head-With-Programmable-Bluetho/

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