Nothing says "I love you" on Valentine's Day like a homemade gift. And if that gift happens to be made using 3D-printed parts, addressable LEDs and a phone app you create yourself - everybody wins!
My friend's young son's latest obsession became my latest project, with a salvaged stepper motor, a couple of servos, and a bit of ingenuity.
Individuals and teams of makers are stepping up around the globe to help!
Here's how I built a printer enclosure for my Taz 6.
I have finally gotten the hardware in (mostly) working order for my wacky fiber optic light suit. Let's check out what I've done!
The trail-ready lightning detector has been out in the wild getting some good use. As summer nears its end, it is a great time to take the project back to the drawing board and figure out what should be upgraded, what should be added and what can be removed – just in time for some fall outdoor adventures!
This summer I went on a tear setting up connected devices in my house with one goal; simplifying the mundane tasks of owning a house. The whole project has got me automating as much as I can, but also non-connected solutions are springing up as well. In this Enginursday, I build a roof over my new connected outdoor outlet.
New LulzBot + new car = new project
We have everything you need to get started and go pro with your 3D printing.
The new Raspberry Pi Qwiic Starter Kit is here, along with new 3D printing products from Lulzbot. We round out the day with six new reversible USB cables!
The SparkFun Edge is now shipping! With it, we also have a new DMX to LED Shield for your SparkFun Thing Plus, the new Taz Pro 3D Printer, high-grade flex sensors from Bend Labs, and some headers and cables!
Creating a custom project to show off some nice edge-lit acrylic.
Hop on the I2C BUS and let's build Escape Room puzzles Qwiic!
Taking what I've learned about LED color mixing and Python, along with our LumiDrive LED Driver and LuMini LED Ring, I set out to create a light ring for macro photography that surpasses all others.
It's like clap-on, clap-off, but nerdier.
Lumos! Here are my experiences 3D-printing a "magical" illuminated wand theatrical prop for my students' performance.
It's time to bounce that old tennis ball out of your garage, and up your game with this simple project that lets you know exactly where to stop when pulling in to your garage.
I needed a positionable desk lamp and I had a bin full of heads on my desk. Add in Halloween, and I can now see what I'm soldering!
Let's take a look at some of the amazing costumes and props from Dragon Con!
I attended my first Dragon Con; here is some of the wearable tech I saw there.