Monthly Archives: March 2018

Make your own power consumption tester

Interesting build using an ESP to monitor a device for how much power it consumes. Monitor Power Consumption of Low-Power Devices

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Nice pegboard cart

Nice build for a pegboard cart.  I have a love/hate relationship with pegboard.  One one side its a great and easy way to hang things up.  On the other side, its doesn’t always look good.  And sometimes I need something … Continue reading

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Make a mini marshmallow shooter

I like the templates the author provides to print out and make the shooter.  This is more of a sling shot that looks like a crossbow.

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Simple helmet hack for LED lights

The author basically put LED strips on a kids bike helmet and wired in a battery to run them. Cheap and Easy Helmet Lights for the Kids

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Nothing like a full sized RC car

The author basically put a remote controller into a car and drove it around.  The car cost him $300 and total cost is around 2K for the build

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A simple forge build

This has to be one of the more simpler builds for a home forge.  I was surpised to see that fire bricks are easy to cut through.  The author build the forge to heat up knifes he was making.

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USB based heaters

OK I haven’t seen these before, basically its an electric heater with a USB input.  The author extends the functionality by adding velcro.  Me, I am just impressed these exist and are cheap.

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Build a hidden drawer with a floating shelf

This one is a bit different from other builds where the “hidden part is like a drawer instead of the drop down I have seen in the past with builds like this.

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The giant pepper shaker

This thing is huge.  Its fun to watch the build. Gaze In Awe at Pat’s Giant Pepper Grinder

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Make an air sensor for your snorkel mask

Interesting build.  Guess its to keep you from passing out while swimming.

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