Author: Alive303

Have you heard of MakerCast?

MakerCast – The Podcast for Makers If you are a maker as I am, you can´t skip MakerCast, the best DIY podcast on the web.Hosted by Jon Berard, the podcast gives us a series of inspirational and passionate stories from makers and creative people from all walks of life. With interviews of real makers big […]

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Remote CNC machine control with Raspberry Pi 3

This is my project to control a CNC machine with a laptop without having to be plugged directly to the machine. This way I can keep my laptop away from the machine which is safer for the laptop. I like to use Rasbian Jessie with Pixel image for my PI’s operating system. It can be […]

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D.I.Y. LED shelf

color changing LED shelf I decided to try my hand at an LED color changing shelf, for the house. Now I’m using an expensive piece of black walnut, but some cheaper pine with a dark stain can get the similar look. I began by drawing my layout with light pencil marks. The plan is to […]

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DIY telescope travel case

Telescope travel case for camping I’ve been wanting to build a travel case for my telescope to make it easier to take on camping trips, so here’s my go at it. It should have room for all accessories, cables, and even a Raspberry pi for taking photos. If your interested in making a case like […]

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Astrophotography with a raspberry pi

3d Printable Pi cam telescope eyepiece This post will cover the basics of how I use a 3D printed camera mount to take photos of the moon using a Raspberry Pi cam. My telescope has a 1.5 inch eyepiece but you can download the 3D printable file and adjust the size to fit your needs. […]

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Tardis 3D printable infinity mirror

This is 3D printed Tardis I made using Blender 3D then printing on Mendel Max using RepRap 1.4. I wanted to make it “bigger on the inside” just like Doctor Who’s Tardis. By building an infinity mirror inside the front I was able to achieve the look I wanted. I used an Arduino Uno to […]

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