Monthly Archives: February 2018

3D print a skateboard carrier for your bike

Took me a minute to figure out how this works.  Clever build overall 3D Printed Skateboard Mount for Bikes

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Cool underwater camera build

Pretty simple build.  Basically hts an RPi used to take pictures for hours underwater.  The author had to custom order the glass on the front, but everything else is pretty cheap stuff. https://hackaday.io/project/21222-pipecam-low-cost-underwater-camera

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Crankshaft, another carputer

This is built onto of OpenAuto, and looks like its a simplified version of it.  Would be worth checking out. https://hackaday.com/2018/02/26/crankshaft-open-source-car-computer/

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Make concrete magnets for the fridge

Builds off the idea of the concrete handles, but instead use magnets in them to stick everything to the fridge. http://www.athomeinlove.com/diy-concrete-magnets/

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Simple and cheap park bench

This could make a good boy scout project, build a whole bunch of these to put around trails at a park.  Downside, I have a feelign in sme states you can’t use these benches, due to lawsuits. https://www.familyhandyman.com/woodworking/projects/build-a-wooden-bench-for-less/view-all/

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Huge drawing machine

This has to be one of the largest Polargraph’s I have seen.  They are pretty simple machines and the author did release “some” of the project files on thingiverse.  But not the motor mounts or CNC based plans (only 3D … Continue reading

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A simple stand for a tablet or phone from concrete

The directions don’t go over how the 2nd version hollows out the back, but you can get the general idea.  The general “shape” comes from a popcorn box. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CONCRETE-Concrete-iPad-Stand/

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Build a screw based RC

I actually have a bought one like this.  Its a nice build to go over snow and stuck (and sand in this case). https://hackaday.com/2018/02/25/screw-drive-tank-is-radio-controlled-3d-printed/

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Cool IC Tester build

Seems to have a pretty extensive test set too.  Good way to verify a chip is working, or that its what you think it is.  The board you can order (author opensourced it) and its nothing but solder points for … Continue reading

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Make some concrete handles

I like this idea, its simple, and you can use a silicon ice tray for repeats, or a box for simple ones. http://signedbytina.blogspot.ro/2011/05/project-dayconcrete.html http://projektila.blogspot.fi/2013/07/betoninaulakot.html

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