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Electronics Fabrication Programming

Whitterm-220 2.0

Having used my clever serial terminal – the WT-220 – for a few years now, I’d identified improvements I wanted to make. I was never that pleased with the cobbled together electronics (based on what I had laying around and ability at the time) and with PCB fabrication accessible to hobbyists now thanks to China, […]

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Fabrication Mechanical

Samsung Frame TV Oak Tripod Stand

Being part of a generation that doesn’t watch TV…except documentaries and films…and YouTube…as well, might as well watch it on a big screen. Got a TV, a Samsung Frame – designed to look like a picture frame. It can mount flush to a wall or be mounted on an easel inspired stand, which Samsung sell separately […]

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Electronics Fabrication Mechanical Programming

Honock – Hexagon Honey Clock

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Electronics Fabrication Mechanical Programming

Nixie Pipe – Modern Day LED Nixie Tube

Nixie Pipe is my interpretation of a modern day Nixie Tube – the cold-cathode vacuum gas-filled tubes from the 1960s. The project came about when I decided to make a clock for my kitchen, with specific requirement for an egg timer function! I’ve always wanted to make a Nixie Tube clock but having completed a […]

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Chess Table

We needed a coffee table for our new house but had yet to find the right thing. I found this tired black circular table outside a neighbour’s house and was inspired to create a nice top for it.

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Electronics Fabrication Mechanical

Whitterm-220 Clever Serial Terminal

21/12/18 UPDATE: Hello to Hack a Day readers. This project was shared when I did it but re-posted recently. It is 2.5 years old and there are many things I would do differently. I am considering work on a IO board specific to the project (RS232 driver, GPIO break-out, proper RX/TX LED buffers and potentially […]

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Electronics Fabrication Mechanical Programming

Nixie Tube Energy Meter

Featured on Hack a Day Having recently bought a house, project time has been a bit thin on the ground. As a standard terrace house, the consumer unit and electricity meter were in the entrance hallway, exposed and looking a bit naff. I liked the look of the meter so I quickly created a box […]

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Bike Frame Wall Mount

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Fabrication Mechanical

Garmin Quarter Turn iPhone Mount

I frequently find¬†myself navigating ’round on my bike, juggling Google Maps precariously in one hand. I don’t appreciate the bulky handlebar phone mounts about so thought I’d make¬†something to neatly integrate with the Garmin Quarter Turn mount…

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PiJig – Raspberry Pi Breadboard Jig

PiJig Draft