Manufacturing electronics at home

Manufacturing electronics at home

I've been enjoying a new e-mail newsletter by James Bowman of Excamera Labs. James is the creator behind awesome electronics projects like the Gameduino 2, a full colour touchscreen for Arduino. He has a bunch of new projects at the…

3D printing a stand for my Ananas

3D printing a stand for my Ananas

In December I got the Ananas soldering kit as part of a Boldport Club subscription. The Ananas is a three-dimensional PCB with LEDs that flash with different timings. It was great fun soldering it together in January, but I wanted…

Stitching a blanket

Stitching a blanket

I'm just sitting around this lazy Sunday afternoon stitching my son's blanket and watching some tennis. We cut his favourite blanket into four pieces, so that there is always one of them available when he needs it. I've never stitched…

3D printed battery holders

3D printed battery holders

I found these battery holders on Thingiverse. I printed the one to hold AAA batteries a while ago, and printed the AA one last night. The thing on the right is my honeycomb cable holder for USB cables. I go…

Connected devices for parents

Connected devices for parents

We just got a Sammy Screamer motion sensor from Bleep Bleeps. It's a small alarm that you can attach to your baby's stroller, bag or other valuables. You turn it on and off via an app, and it sends you…