Making or customising tools is a great way to test your making skills and produces something useful that you can then use to make or repair more.

Drum and base

Stepper motor and drum

To do some testing on a Stepper Motor evaluation kit from Trinamic, I’ve been building a test rig. The idea is that the motor will drive a slider and I’ll check the position of that to determine the repeatability of

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Making a security screw driver

Making a security screw driver

I’ve an old Maplin AA battery charger that although it works well has been dropped a few times and the case got damaged. I don’t really want to use it in that state so I thought I’d take it apart

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