Category Archives: Tinkering

Nice arm for a camera mount

I like the build for the arm, but…its alot of work, my 2 cents, I would adapt a lamp arm to do the same thing. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/articulated-arm-camera-86047?homelistings#post184141

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Nice LED lamp build

My 2 cents, I would have done color LEDS myself. The build is pretty nice, Not so sure I would take it on myself thought. https://www.instructables.com/How-to-Make-an-LED-Lamp/

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Nice box sled for tablesaw

Actually I like the authors build, its an add on to a sled that is rather nice as well. https://www.instructables.com/Small-Box-Sled/

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Neat jumping dress

The author uses a motion sensor to show movement with the dress. Also has a nice “meteor” option too (like a screen saver one). Most of the materials the author uses are from adafruit, which provides nice “kit” like materials … Continue reading

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Making a Miter Gauge

I might do this project. I have looked at getting a better gauge for my table saw, but they are expensive, so this is a nice looking, and somewhat simple, ok in an afternoon, build. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/precision-cutting-miter-gauge-table-saw-85969?homelistings#post183943

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Interesting cheap multi switch automation setup

OK I definately will not make this build. Neat looking where the author uses a stepper to “move” a servo across a row of light switches to turn them on and off. https://www.instructables.com/Cheapest-Plug-Play-Room-Automation-Setup/

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Interesting jig to make sanding drums (or wheels)

Interesting jig, I can see making this one if I was going to make alot of sanding drums, or maybe wooden wheels. But for now I just make these by hand. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/drum-making-jig-drum-sanders-video-85793?homelistings#post183185

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Another Kinetic Sand Art Table

Another nice build. I like how the parts are all 3D printed so you do not need to make any custom stuff. I like how he uses fake leather as a buffer between the magnet and the steel ball to … Continue reading

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Cool beer tray

The author uses an arduino to control the LEDS to give the tray a nice light affect. Gives me some ideas for other serving trays. https://www.instructables.com/Rainbow-LED-Roulette-Beer-Tray/

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Making a measuring wheel

Neat build, basically you “roll” the wheel along a distance to get a measurement. Uses an ATiny for the controller. https://www.hackster.io/john-bradnam/measuring-wheel-cf26b6

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