Let's Make Robots!
I had my brother over for Christmas and as he is a scientist and I have done some work for him earlier, he asked me if I could build him an XY table to navigate … Read more
Just stand there
Several years ago, I think it was in the summer 2007, I built this 4.5 meter tall Eiffel tower out of icecream stick and hot glue. I have lost the digital image … Read more
it is just a microscope...ya know!
  Here it is! my home-made microscope! it took me at least 30 minutes or less to make this entire thing, it has a macgyver-esque design because it is all made … Read more
Hands free! navigation from a known GPS point given a distance and bearing
I am looking at building a relativly 'hands free' GPS navigator for bush walking as a backup for magnetic compass work. Keeping track of distance and bearing in … Read more
Set A Temperature For an Oven Using a Relay
This is my Arduino temperature-ramp PID controller, which is running on a hot plate (up to 325 C) and which shall also be tested on a furnace (up to 650 C).  This … Read more
Adjustable servo tester with LED numeric readout of servo position. Now with code!
Currently powered by a PICAXE 14M2, SAA1064, 3-digit LED display from Knightbright, a 7805, and an LD1086. I will probably switch back to an 08M2 later. I was … Read more
Draws / Plots Glöwing pictures
Its time to bring all my blogs together and show the driving force behind a project i started here early September Mystery Autumn . The idea came after buying a … Read more
There are two robotic eyes that move in horizontal and vertical.
This is a project to be mounted on a robot I'm building. These two robotic eyes, made very little money (just look at the list of materials used) and very easy to … Read more
The heart lights up when you hug him
Hi, this project was my christmas present to my girlfriend this year. What it does is that every time the bear is hugged, the heart fades in, pauses, and then fades … Read more
Analog Robot Controller
Hello! I made a pcb for Aivot - analog robot controller Parts: 2x 2N3904 1x ferric chloride mix 1x printed circuit Lots of pictures: Printed circuit and piece of … Read more
  da Vinci is an etch-a-sketch robot. He is capable of etching low resolution images in grey-scale. Let’s get to the build process.   I first went searching for … Read more
Control an "edge" robot arm from Linux.
Software to control this popular robot arm kit on Linux. Read more
A stepper motor driver where a dsPIC33 both monitors the current and controls the PWM via an L298N.
A few years ago I started building stepper motor drivers.  First it was a simple unipolar driver.  My motors wouldn't rotate faster than 1 to 2 rps.  So I … Read more
As all inventor one should have an assistant. I wanted one like IGOR but as I don't have any hunchback friends and have no plans of digging up corpses and … Read more
So for the last couple of years I have made my own Christmas card for my girlfriend. (Is it too early to mention Christmas?) In 2009 I was inspired by the Evil Mad … Read more
Inspired by psy's idea, I decided to make my own Robot Pot. This time, I put my pocket money in it. When I reach $1000 I will buy everything I need. :D I used a … Read more
Yesterday I mounted a Sharp GP2D12 on a servo and I thought of mapping the area in front of the sensor (at least at a certain height) to use them with a bot and I … Read more
It prints plastic parts to help me in my plan to conquer the world ... bua-ha-haaa
  Hi LMR, I have finally decided to take on the challenge and build my own 3D printing machine. While I usually try doing things from scratch, this time I have … Read more
Rc controlled car
I was bored and halloween was right around the corner, so I made this. I ripped the electronics out of an old rc car. I used some hot glue to construct the chasis. … Read more