Category Archives: CNC/3D-printing

Cool Hot Wire CNC

I can’t remember if I already mentioned this build. But its a nice (and relatively cheap) build for a Hot Wire CNC. https://howtomechatronics.com/projects/arduino-cnc-foam-cutting-machine/

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Going thru one of my Wind/Water power kicks

Happens every year, I start looking at ways to use wind or water to power stuff. This time around I have been thinking of making my own generators, and how to make the coils. Here are some nice starting points: … Continue reading

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Cool delta plotter build

Not sure if I would make one myself, but its a pretty cool build overall. https://www.instructables.com/id/Delta-Plotter/

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Interesting door opener

Interesting 3D printed build to open doors without touching them. Me, well with the lever doors I just use a stick. I think the design is to also work on turn doorknobs as well. https://www.instructables.com/id/The-Door-Handler-V3/

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Cool build for making power with a rain gutter

I had thought about this before. I like this authors build as he makes the power generator with 3D printed frame, wire and magnets. This would make a cool kit to make with kids. He even has frames you can … Continue reading

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Interesting robot wheel build

I have seen similar builds in the past, but this is the 1st one you can build yourself. Ints an interesting build as when its in wheel form, you can go faster, but the other form is good for climbing … Continue reading

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Simple 3D printed face shield

with some elastic string, foam, and a transparency. Nice build overall and looks like its a small enough design that most home 3D printers can handle it. https://www.instructables.com/id/COVID-19-Coronavirus-Face-Shield/

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3D print your own hands free soap dispenser

I got a kick out of this one. basically its a simple plunger based build for a hands free soap dispenser. Uses an ardiuno, servo, and ultra sonic sensor. https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Automatic-Soap-Dispenser-3D-Printed–1/

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3D print a tumbler

Great way to sand objects. The author designed the parts to 3D print out and make your own tumbler. https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4076827

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Cool infinity cube

Now the author 3D printed the frame, but it maybe easier to just build it out of wood. https://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Infinity-Cube/

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