Archive for Aug, 2018

Calbourne Water Mill

Calbourne Water Mill

Calbourne Water Mill & Rural Museum is located at the North East corner of the Isle of Wight. There’s been a mill on the site since before the Domesday Book was written in 1086. I had a chance to visit just

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Drill Sharpening

Stubby 7mm drill with test holes

I recently dismantled a broken garden seat so it could be taken for recycling. Basically separating the metal and hard plastic parts. To complete this I needed to drill out some rivets. Unfortunately doing that I snapped a 7mm drill.

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Use lighting to set the mood in your garden

Use lighting to set the mood in your garden

The summer months are a great time to enjoy your garden but how best to take advantage of the warm evenings. Leila Jones provides some thoughts on how to light your garden. Use Lighting to Set the Mood in Your

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Jumbo Servo Motor Current

Jumbo Servo Motor Current

This weekend I’ve been testing the motors for the Jumbo servo. Adding on from the last test, I put in the L298 H-Bridge module, rather than test with the motor, I used two LEDs wired back to back. This allowed

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Jumbo Servo Testing

Jumbo Servo Testing

Now that the Unicorn is finished I’ve been testing the jumbo servo. I soldered a socket and some sockets to a stripboard and some headers for the Itsy Bitsy. This also has some mounting points in the corners so I

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