Blackening/Blueing of steel parts
After doing a lot of different tests with electroplating, I wanted to try other ways of protecting steel from rusting. One of the easiest ways is called Blueing. it may be the easiest but it may …
Zinc Electroplating Testing
I wanted to experiment with the different surface finishes that could be applied to steel to protect it from rusting. Over the years I have seen many different finishes and want to start seeing …
Been trying to work out the best way to early get to and manage all my spools of cable and this is what I finally came up with. It's a simple holder that allows me to pull and cut the cable I …
Gravograph LS100 Repair
I bought this broken laser cutter in hopes that I can get it working. It was described as having a power fault. When I got the machine, it was clean and well maintained but the problem was worst …
Machine Indicator Stack Light
In the coming months i want to remake my CNC router to make it bigger and better with a better controller. I thought it would be great to have a machine stack light to indicate the state of the …
DIY Flexible PCBs
Flexible PCBs are very common but still are a bit expensive to get made. I looked into where to get blank flexible and could not find it for a good price within Australia.
The project that I …
Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 Repair
I saw this device on gumtree, broken for $35 and there was not much information about what was wrong with it. I thought for $35 I could try and get it fixed and working again and if I …
AOI PCB RGB Light Prototype
This is an Automatic Optical Inspection RGB light. This light is made for PCBs but could be used for other things too.This is just a prototype to see if it is worth continuing this project, I …
Coil Winding Machine
I'm will be making a new machine soon that will be able to do more with a better control system. Please send me a message here https://tinkersprojects.com/contact-me/ if you would like to help …
Stepper Delta Robot
This is a fun little delta robot that is mostly 3D printed with no special parts. The delta robot uses 3 stepper motors to move.
1x Arduino UNO1x CNC shield3x 28byj-48 …
This is a simple LCD Menu Library for Arduino to make menus to control robots and machines.
Menu Systems on an LCD has always been a thing that has gotten in the way of developing software …
Recently we have been growing more food than buying it from the shops. This gives us freshly grown food and saves us a bit of money but it takes longer to grow and maintain. This device helps to …
This a programmable puzzle cube. The puzzle is to gain access to the inside of the box without an alarm going off. The puzzles can be programmed on to an SD card and selected using the LCD at …
This is a device that can point to the sun or moon within the sky. This device could be used to track the sun, moon, planets, satellites or other celestial objects.
For years now I have been interested in how different trends can come on the internet then disappear overnight. I have always wanted to make a tool to scan some websites on the internet to see …
P10 WiFi IoT Display
I have ad this display for years have always wanted to get it out and play with it but I had no idea what to do with it. Then I thought I could make a variable digital display that can display …
This is a library to allow any pins to be connected to a P10 LED display.
P10_BitBang(uint16_t _w, uint16_t _h,int8_t _clk, int8_t _sclk, int8_t _data, int8_t _en, int8_t _a, …
This project was to program and test the ESP8266 to investigate the capabilities of this module/chip.
It is a simple designed PCB to power, program and controls the …
Man in the Middle Serial
This is a very simple device that can be used as a man in the middle serial interface. The purpose of this is to inject serial data into a serial stream.
I have some CB radios that require …
Christmas Lights Controller
This project was more of a test to see if I can get some Christmas lights working with full PWM control. whiles designing the circuit/PCB, I added some extra components to allow this project to …
Programable Reflow Oven
After making the reflow oven, I wanted to make the oven more universal. An oven can e a help tool for heating, curing and drying.
The first setup just had one program that could be adjusted …
For a long time, we had a set of Garden lights near the outdoor sitting area that needed to be replaced. I had plans to take the old lights, sandblast them back and repaint them with a new …
Bed Side Lamp
I have been wanting new lights beside the bed for a while now and had an idea of making my own. I wanted a light that can be turned on/off from any light connected to the power supply.
For this …