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2m LED Display - Boxing Up

It's been a few months since I have worked on the LED display/tower/thing so I have decided to try and get the physical construction finished. I had left the rear of the enclosure open with the elect...

Blenheim Palace Christmas Lights

Last year I built a lighting system for one of the exhibits for the Christmas at Kew Gardens event, this worked really well but it was also designed as a more generic controller for generating a light...

Tube Trotter

Record your London Underground station visits, because why not? I spend quite a bit of my time living and working in London and traveling on the underground and for whatever reason I have ended up qu...

2m Tall LED Display - Falling Rain

A few months ago while working on the Traveling Lights project I had a strip of leds laid out and had programmed a single dot of light to run along it, this effect while simple looked really cool so I...

Ardurover - Kevins control system

As part of my continued work updating and fixing my robotic platform Kevin I have been looking at the control system. The Old Several years ago when I was building a quadcopter I came across the fli...

Politics

I grew up in a Labour voting household and I'd imagine like most I picked up the politics of my parents, they voted Labour so I went on to vote Labour. Although unlike my parents I decided to join the...

We Need To Talk About Kevin

Back in 2013 I started building a robotics platform or Kevin as I christened it. This was a really fun thing to work on but the motors eventually started to fall apart so I abandoned the project a yea...

Workshop Projects - DIY Table Saw

Last year I decided to try and build a table saw, I had never used a table saw before but it always seemed like one of the most useful workshop tools to have. As a starting point I used one of Matthia...

DIY Workshop Air Filter

One of the annoying things about my workshop is the dust, it gets everywhere. You can tidy up but before long everything gets a nice coating of wood dust which starts get annoying. A year or so back I...

Workshop Projects - DIY Strip Sander

The core thing that interests me through the various things that I do is making, it could be a website an electronics project or even a table it doesn't really matter. I find the act of achieving some...