Monthly Archives: October 2021

Cool ghost build

I like how each ghost can bob on its own. https://www.instructables.com/Dancing-Ghosts/

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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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Interesting chainsaw jig for doing firewood

basically the author puts a bracket on the end of the electric chainsaw and uses that to angle it up and down to cut firewood. Nice idea but I would do a few things differently. First add in side panels … Continue reading

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Simple bat wings from garbage bags

Nice simple build if you need a quick costume https://www.instructables.com/Bat-Wing-Cape-From-Trash-Bags-Last-Minute-Hallowee/

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A screw with no slots

Basically it has a spring loaded slot. Clever build. https://gizmodo.com/reinvented-screws-feature-invisible-screwdriver-slots-t-1847927963

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Making your on T-Slot clamps

Its fun to watch these builds. Nice, but….alot of work for something I can buy for $10 for 2 on the net. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/plywood-t-slot-clamp-video-87029?homelistings#post187459

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Its a start for Right To Repair

Library of Congress basically says that we can now fix and tinker with consumer devices. But not to much about modifying them, or for commercial equipment (i.e. tractors). https://gizmodo.com/we-just-got-the-right-to-repair-in-theory-1847948848

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A simple circle jig for a router

Pretty simple build. Personally I like the ones that use a faceplate mount to the router. thought this one is pretty adjustable. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/simple-router-circle-jig-video-87028?homelistings#post187457

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Modify a Harbor Freight Digital Calipers for remote data feed

The project uses an ESP32 to get the data off the serial port of a cheap pair of digital calipers, and send them to whatever needs it. Interesting build. I wonder if the last pin on the caliper is power? … Continue reading

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Simple, cheap, thin strip jig

This is more of my kind of build. Its simple, can be done in under 20 minutes, and can be made from scraps. I don’t think I would use a hardwood runner thought. Another couple of changes I would do … Continue reading

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