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Live Reverse Engineering WiFi Modules

Using the continuity settings of my multimeter, I checked the pins on the ribbon connector with the ground on the WiFi module one pin at a time and made note of the results.Next I tested the test points on the WiFi module with the pins on the ribbon connector and made note of which test point is w...

Getting Started With Raspberry Pi Camera

The Picamera library for Python allows you to use a large number of settings and filters that can be applied to both the preview and the photo itself.Adding the textYou can add any text to the photo using the annotate_text command. You can also change the text size with annotate_text_size command. S...

Building Solid, Variable & Removable Wall Bars

Decide where you want to have holes for the bars - I positioned them 20cm apart since this gives flexibility, so we can either move the bars around or mount multiple bars. To set up the router - Clamp the template onto the pillar and put the router on top of your template. Plunge the router until ...

3D-Printed Loom Knit Scarf

Picture one: Go around the loom again, wrapping yarn around each peg.Picture two: Once you're done wrapping around each peg, wrap the yarn around the side peg to secure it.Picture three: Here's where you grab your knitting loom tool. They're very cheap, costing from $1-3 at craft...

Leg Warmers

I love leg warmer season and better yet upcyclying old clothes! You want to cut the sleeves in front of the seam. You can also remove the thread using a seam ripper which is what I did. Keep the remaining pieces for later projects if you'd like, I always do. Lay there sleeves on a flat surfa.....

Lock, Shock, & Barrel Night Lites

I started out with another great Dollar Store purchase. Led strand lights. You can even get the ones with seasonal caps on them and take the caps off. I ended up getting what are often called or referred to as fairy lights. These particular sets were a bit pricier than what you can find at the dolla...

Simplified 3D Printed Animatronic Dual Eye Mechanism

[embedded content]Having built a simple single-eye mechanism in the past, I wanted to improve on the design as well as making it more accessible to the maker community. The updated assembly uses parts that can easily be bought online, and almost all the components can be printed easily witho...

Uploading Vibrational Sensor Value to IOT ThingSpeak Using NodeMCU

There are several critical machines or expensive equipments which suffer damages due to vibrations. In such a case, a vibration sensor is required to find out whether the machine or equipment is producing vibrations or not. Identifying the object which is continuously vibrating is not a tricky job...

Making a Pen Turning Mandrel Kit From Scrap

This tutorial is not about pen turning but how to make your own mandrel kit.These images show the final assembly and together with a pen turning keit (Streamline Pen). There are many kinds and styles of kits available on eBay and elsewhere.I could have bought a basic kit including a collet with ...

Sauron's Mace From Lord of the Rings

From EVA foam, cut a hexagon shape with 1" sides.Using a forstner bit, drill a 1" hole in the center of the hexagon. This could also be done with a utility knife.Slide the hexagon onto the end of the PVC pipe, fitting it snugly underneath the loose ends of the strips. Glue hexagon to the p...
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