posts tagged: craft

display case idea for hotweels type toy car

display case idea for hotweels type toy car

Die Cast Toy Jeep Wrangler JK DIsplay Case

i put together a neat (IMO) little display case for my scale die cast toy Jeep Wrangler Unlimited (JKU) … continue reading  ⇨

pimp my Jeep: integrated rear-screen projector for movies at camp

pimp my Jeep: integrated rear-screen projector for movies at camp

with a working Android tablet based carputer now in place (mp3car worklog here…), i turned to a completely superfluous project – a fully integrated rear-screen projection system for watching movies around camp. why? well why not! i do these type of projects simply because i enjoy fabricating and hacking on things. i do expect to use the system …

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SparkFun third hand kit – better than a frozen rhesus monkey

SparkFun third hand kit – better than a frozen rhesus monkey

i purchased a SparkFun Third Hand Kit while on a Cyber Monday shopping spree this year. i’m not sure how i ever lived without one!

but what does it do?

it’s a better version of the infamous Helping Hands tool (you know the one that can never articulate just the way you need). useful for holding small parts …

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just make something!

just make something!

the maker/DIY trend isn’t about Arduinos or 3D printers. it’s not about laser cutters and hackerspaces. it’s about creating instead of just consuming.

you don’t have to be an artist or a scientist. many makers/hackers have both strong left and right brain tendencies. you also don’t need to know how to write code or operate a …

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modded Spektrum DX3R R/C radio

modded Spektrum DX3R R/C radio

this is a really old mod… i felt like writing something and all my current projects still have the hood up right now.

i blinged out this Spektrum DX3R with a custom wheel, skin, and backlight. it’s the original DX3r which has now been replaced with the DX3R Pro.

the above is a pretty accurate representation of …

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