Monthly Archives: September 2019

Simple color strip changer

Well this is not as nice as the remote based system. But it is cheap and easy to do, plus gives you some manual controls. https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-LED-Strip-Color-Changer-Circuit/

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Nice Knob maker

The author made a nice jig to make knobs. I made a quick jig once a while back to do this, didn’t work so well and the plastic knobs are pretty cheap to get on the net. Don’t look as … Continue reading

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Making a Float Lock Vise

I never heard of these before. Seen similar ones in wood. Nice build overall. More work than I would do for one thought.

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Concrete table and chairs

Interesting build. The author goes over his success and failures in the process. my 2 cents, I think he should have added some wire mess or rebar into the build too. https://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Chairs-and-Table/

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Mediapipe, opensource project to read hands

Its for hand tracking and translating sign language. Seems like an interesting project written in C++ https://github.com/google/mediapipe/tree/master/mediapipe/framework

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Early warning system for high wind

This is definitely a kid project. Interesting build but not so sure how accurate it could be. https://www.instructables.com/id/Makey-Makey-Early-Warning-System-for-High-Wind/

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Homemade torch

basically the author makes an acetylene gas torch, but combining calcium carbide with water. Pretty impressive flame he gets out of it. https://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Gas-Welding-Torch/

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Nice free CNC build for corner square clamps

I like thsi build, the download file doesn’t include the slots thought. I wonder if the author put those in by hand. https://cutrocket.com/p/5a916d86a8ee7/

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Nice CNC hold down clamp

Nice build for a CNC hold down clamp. The design is free to download and cut our yourself. Not so sureI would do it…clamps on ebay can run pretty cheap.

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Nice build for a built in stop block on a cross cut slet

I hate to say it but my cross cut sled is pretty basic compared to this one. The author does a nice job on the build though for the cross cut sled. I like how it folds all the way … Continue reading

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