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
LED Pixels - LED pixels and things made from them

Updates

Most recent update - 2nd April 2018

NEW CNC Jog Buttons, Parts and Costs - Details of the components used for the CNC build and where they were obtained from..
NEW Drilling the CNC table for threaded inserts - Using the CNC machine to drill holes in it's own table so that threaded inserts can be installed.
NEW Using Fusion 360 to create a drilling pattern for the CNC machine - Creating the table drilling design and machine file using Fusion 360.

Previous update - 17th February 2018

LED Pixels and Signs - An overview of LED WS2811 pixels, and making signs from them.

Older update - 21st August 2017

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

This section contains 23 pages.

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