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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Stainless Steel Unicorn

Stainless Steel Unicorn

Over the weekend I finished off the Stainless Steel Unicorn. My first test was not very successful as the wheels just span rather than moving the robot. So I used some Sugru to form tyres for the wheels and that

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What You Need For An Awesome Decking Project

What You Need For An Awesome Decking Project

Before you can actually begin putting together this awesome new deck of yours, you need to learn the building codes for your local area. You can do this by going on Google and typing in your city and state, and

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Wheels of steel

Wheels of steel

There’s been some good progress on the Stainless Steel Unicorn this week. The body has been finished and I’ve added some detailing to match the card version. The ears were punched with the nail punch from the Spring Tool set.

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Nail Guns for Woodworking

Nail Guns for Woodworking

Workshopshed: The other week when we looked at job estimation, we spotted that time is often the deciding factor in how much a project costs. One way of reducing time is to upgrade your tools. Emily from Pro Tool Guide

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History Makers

History Makers

This weekend I had the chance to watch the recording of the first two episodes of “History Makers” a new podcast from Design Spark. This light hearted show pits Dr Lucy Rogers against comedienne Bec Hill in a competition to

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Stainless Steel

Stainless Steel

Smartibot At the end of last month I met with Ross Atkin from Crafty Robots and we chatted about AI, Robots, STEM Education and a wide range of other topics. He also showed me the Smartibot “The world’s first Artificial

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Estimation

Estimation

Chompworks and I were discussing on Twitter about making 3D versions of their logos. The thought came around to how the Chompworks logo could be made from welded stainless steel sheet. I’d also been reading about Mentors for Makers and

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