Are you sanding down 3D prints? Metal bar-stock or tubes? Wood? A DIY Sanding pad could make a great addition to your toolchest! When the surface you’re sanding is flat a hand sander or stick with sandpaper tacked in works just fine. But for situations where you’ll be working a rounded surface something more pliable…
Spooling up loose SMD part tape for surface mount components makes sense. So you’re suffering under the weight of plastic bags filled with tiny parts on paper rolls? Read on for a slick SMD Spool solution for storing them. Suddenly realizing my workbench was too cluttered (in the Phrozen Sonic Mini review) I decided to…
My first step to any electronics mod is to do a teardown and see what I’m working with. New Bright’s RC F150 truck looks like an ideal candidate from the outside. But is it going to make the cut for replacement electronics? And that’s what I was aiming to find out by digging into the…
LED light circuits are a fun component to add to any build. I’m adding one to the Sega Genesis clone I recently looked at! In this video I take a look at electronic components I commonly use to make cheap DIY LED lights.
I’m building a weighted base DIY mic stand! Rather than buying it in off Amazon I decided to DIY it and build my own.
Recently the heated bed failed on my Prusa i3 Mk3 (from Prusa 3D). But on the up-side it wasn’t the bed itself, but the cables. So I seized the opportunity to make a video of the troubleshooting process. There’ll also be a follow up video on what replaced the original cable.
Re-use is a common theme. And metal is one of the easiest things you can possibly re-use. But to re-use it you first need a metal melter to melt down the old metal before casting, forging, hammering, milling, or whatever process you’ll use to turn it into something new.
Building your own box fan filter is a great way to reduce the amount of dust in your workspace. I’m going a step further and adding in a variable speed motor control!
Today I’m adding some extra laptop storage space onto the workbench with a length of 2×4 and an underslung metal keyboard tray.
Branded the Mingxi MX-180V mini metal lathe this model is available in a few different configurations from different resellers. And they’ll all have (for the 180V) a digital read-out and 8″ by 12″ work area.