Projects

Various electrical, electronic and mechanical projects which have been completed or are underway.

Contents

CNC Router - Building a CNC router from component parts
EL Wire Panels - A look at electroluminescent wire, how it is used and then making a series of display panels
Fume Extractor - Making a solder fume filter from various low cost components
LED Disco Light - An old 1000 watt floodlight is converted to a multicoloured flashing and rotating LED disco piece

Updates

Most recent update - 21st August 2017

NEW CNC Panel buttons and spindle control - Wiring buttons on the control panel, adding script for the button functions and installint wiring for spindle control.

Previous update - 17th April 2017

CNC limit and home switches - Installing, wiring and configuring six limit switches for the end limits and home positions..

Older update - 3rd April 2017

Using Electroluminescent Wire for a display panel project - A video series on electroluminescent wire and an example of how it can be used to create decorative panels.
Electroluminescent Wire and Drivers - Introduction to electroluminescent wire, how it works and how to use it.
Making display panels with electroluminescent wire - Making a set of outdoor display panels with electroluminescent wire and 12V drivers.
Electroluminescent wire panels installed and working - The EL wire panels are completed and shown here installed and working outside at night.

This section contains 19 pages.

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