Category Archives: My Projects

Interesting app for physics lessons

Its called phyhox, seems like a neat app that uses the sensors on the phone for experiments.

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Simple walking robot

Something you could build with kids and let wander around the table. https://www.instructables.com/Walking-Robot-Parallel-Cranks/

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Wheelbarrow rebuild with wooden bucket

The author used an old frame of a wheelbarrel, and basically make a wooden bucket for it with pallet wood. I have seen several frames tossed out over the years due to the plastic buckets breaking, this maybe a good … Continue reading

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3D printed adapter to roll toilet paper

They say its getting hard to find again. Anyways this build the author takes one of the giant rolls of toilet paper and rolls it onto another roll that will fit a standard house toilet. https://mrebenezer.blogspot.com/2020/04/toilet-roll-roller.html

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Making a pocket hole workstation

I have actually thought about this myself. I got the same Kreg Jig when they went on discount a bit back, and its nice, but it really needs wings on the sides for larger pieces. This table build is perfect … Continue reading

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Cool school robot project for dis-infecting rooms

The author make a robot that goes around with UV light and can be turned on/off remotely to dis-infect a room. Nice build with mostly standard parts. It uses 2 Micro:bits (one for the robot, one for the remote) to … Continue reading

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Spooky eyes with a Micro:bit

Micro:bits are nice little controllers for teaching with kids. The author basically use them to make glowing “blinking” eyes. I like the use of hot glue to diffuse the light. https://www.instructables.com/Microbit-Glowing-Halloween-Eyes/

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Cool tool to make Viking Braids

Pretty simple build, basically a wheel with 8 slots in it that you spin the yarn around in. https://www.instructables.com/Viking-Braids-Make-a-Trollen-Wheel/

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Touchpad to gcode

Interesting build, the author uses a rather big, and clear, touchpad to draw something that the arduino will convert to gcode, which then can be sent to a CNC. This could be a good kid project (they draw something, then … Continue reading

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Nice simple bicycle spoke to keyring build

The author just uses a block of wood for the jig for this. Its a neat build (could be a good craft project for kids to make). https://www.instructables.com/Bicycle-Spoke-Keyring/

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