Spot face cutter

Spot face cutter

I needed a tool for creating the breaks in stripboard, so I created my own from a broken drill and a branch from the garden

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Stripboard

Stripboard

For an upcoming project, I wanted to create the design on stripboard so that others could easily reproduce it. But I needed a design tool…

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Clock PCB mounting

Clock PCB mounting

My plan to mount the printed circuit board onto the back of the clock was to use some screwed PCB mounts which were screwed onto double threaded woodscrews fixed into the back of the clock. I chopped the end of

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Tachometer kit construction project

Tachometer kit construction project

As mentioned previously I bought myself a small electronics kit tachometer only to find that it was all surface mount components. The supplier ikalogic send me some more tips on construction. http://www.bdmicro.com/smt/http://electronic4beginner.wordpress.com/ There were several recommendations to use a temperature

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Surface Mounted Devices

Surface Mounted Devices

I recently purchased an electronic kit to make a tachometer, with the aim to measure the speed of my lathe and drill. Given that I’ve only got a mini sized lathe and it’s fixed speed there’s no real reason to

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