Mechanical GadgetsIt's mechanical, it's a gadget
I recently decided to make a simple work light for when working on the car in the dark or when up in the loft.
I’ve been working on a couple of projects. Firstly upgraded temperature sensors for the MING home monitoring project. The Pico were using power even when sleeping so battery life was low. The temperature drop here has also reduced battery life.
It started with an advert on a social media platform for a skull mask. I really liked the look of it an thought it could make for a good project. I’d also seen some “flames” on AliExpress, things like caldrons
I’ve been slowly working through a big pile of logs sawing and splitting the wood. The smaller bits will be used on our firepit and the larger, I hope to get some planks and spars to make projects with. I’d
I visited a massive engineering project that looks like a sculpture and a sculpture that was a massive engineering project.
For a while now I’ve been saving up for a milling machine. As I’m getting close to my target I thought I’d make some preparations for installation. Although I’m only getting a small milling machine it will be a lot
I’ve been wondering about advent calendars. I don’t really want one with chocolate in it or having small plastic toys.
For several countries, the 9th of November is a day to celebrate inventors. Not sure why we don’t have such a thing in the UK but I thought I’d use it as an opportunity to mention a few of the