A re-creation of our Simon Says Soldering Kit using trampolines, spot lights and a ton of new sounds!

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I built an alternative clock using a 3D printer and laser cutter.

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Diamonds are... forever? My experiences 3D printing a translucent diamond theatrical prop for a choreographed piece with LEDs and capacitive touch sensing.

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A simple and inexpensive way to add a little flare to some thrift store treasures.

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We wanted to get you started on a high tech prank that's sure to annoy your friends and coworkers. We combine an Arduino Pro Micro with a USB Male connector to create a hardware mouse jiggler.

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Angela installs some custom infinity mirrors in novelty heart-themed shoes for Valentine's fun.

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My experiences exploring wearables for dancers performing a choreographed piece.

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Stand out at work or at school with an electronically embedded box for valentines.

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We reached out to some longtime customers and fans of SparkFun to see what they were working on 10-15 years ago.

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A fun crystal-themed project in honor of SparkFun's 15th year.

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Follow along as Feldi attempts to build a ceramic 3D printer using OS plans she found online.

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The serial controlled motor driver is stripped of its firmware and reprogrammed to function as an amplifier. Then it's surrounded with circuits that turn the whole shebang into a portable guitar amp.. but it won't win any awards.

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They say, "play stupid games, win stupid prizes," but the joke's on them: I love stupid prizes.

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EL Wire Lab Coat

I am no expert at soldering, coding or developing, but I know how to plug something in and press a power button.

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A couple classic, turkey-related projects for your holiday. Or if you just really like turkey all the time.

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This light-sensitive project is designed to keep pedestrians safe, without compromising style!

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Although the 3D printer seems to get the spotlight most of the time, people are making some very interesting projects where the laser cutter takes the lead role.

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Sew LED strips into a fur vest for Halloween, Burning Man or any event that calls for furry lights.

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Mistakes happen in making, even (especially?) to pros.

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Check out some of the impressive work from our Community Partners!

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