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Category : Projects

Modular 19-inch Rack Drawers: Convenient Workshop Tool Storage

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For the last few years I have been renovating a house . Due to all the work going on , I currently only have a temporary electronic workbench setup in an unfinished spare room with limited space.  I wanted some of my tools to be stored within reach sat at my desk . Unfortunately the IKEA desk had drawers and a cupboard but were either not suitable or full of stuff. With my 3d print taking up a large chunk of my desk I thought of adding a drawer or two under my 3d printer. [...]

TS100 Portable Soldering Station

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Unfortunately i haven't had a lot of time for home projects recently with work and other commitments but with the current situation i had more free time and finally had to time to work on projects which i enjoy ! I have found myself sometimes using my TS100 soldering away from the bench and one day i was watching where Adam Savage from Tested made a portable Ts100 Soldering Iron powered by a Dewalt power tool battery. This was a great project but i wanted something more compact without all the storage. [...]

(project / Guide) RFID login

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I wanted a simple way of quickly logging on to my computer without having to typing my password in and did not want to have no security either. There are various products on the market that would solve this problem from fingerprint readers to proximity dongles but i decided to see what i could knock up with parts i mainly already had. Looking in my micro stuff i had a RC522 RFID tag reader 3.3v : Also an 3.3v arduino Leonardo clone aswell based on a sparkfun pro micro which also can act as a USB device such as a keyboard. This is useful as if a 5v arduino was used a level shifter would be required due to the RC522 not being 5v torrent. [...]

Mini Raspberry Pi Arcade

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This was a project that was started a while back but never completed so i finally got round to it :). Hardware Cabinet: The cabinet was made out 6mm MDF and screen bezel , marque and edging strip was 3d printed. 3 white leds light the marque this also has a switch on the rear [...]

Dvd Autoloader Project refit (Part 1)

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Recently Ive been trying very hard to De-clutter my house .  I have a lot of DVDs laying around and my plan is to copy them to a large hard disk and watch them via my home network possibly PLEX . (*Please note i am still keeping the copies of the disks to not break copyright) With so many discs to backup i needed a geek solution as i didn't want to sit at my PC swapping discs all day long. Looking on the internet i found a few people had made auto loaders using 3d printing to Lego . [...]

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