Jumbo LED

Jumbo LED

How I made a giant LED, using a 10W chip module, some wire, a bell jar and some 3D printed parts.

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Compass Project

Compass Project

My latest project has just been published in DIYODE Magazine #19. I took the work I had done on the Azure Sphere based IOT Compass and ported it over to the Arduino MKR1000. There was a couple of reasons for

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Casting Article

Casting Article

This week I discovered that another of my articles had been published. Model Engineer’s Workshop had published my piece of sand casting using 3D printed patterns and aluminium, for some reason the article does not appear in the table of

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Jumbo Servo

Jumbo Servo

Over the weekend I’ve made some progress on the jumbo servo. So that I can tell the position of the servo I’ve made a gear to fit on to the pot shaft and connect to the output gear of the

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Knight v2 Completion

Knight v2 Completion

The knight project was completed just in time for the October Linuxing in London meetup. Mechanics The 3D model was completed and painted a week or so back. I filled a spare hole in the box lid with a dowel

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Interview with designer Agustin Flowalistik

Interview with designer Agustin Flowalistik

Agustin Flowalistik is a designer with a passion for creating functional things, sharing them and trying to make something good for the planet. His recent creations are the Lampe project a 3D printable light, the Campbell Planter which combines waste

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3D Printing a knight

3D Printing a knight

Over the weekend, I printed out the parts for the servo activated knight. It is designed to be glue together but I’ve made the parts a sliding fit. See GitHub for the models. 3D printing the parts There were a

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London’s First Mini Makers Faire

London's First Mini Makers Faire

This weekend saw London’s first Mini Makers Faire. On Saturday was the interactive day was based at the London College of Communication at Elephant and Castle. There were a few trade stalls, many creations people had made, projects to get

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