Laser cut gingerbread house

This year we created a miniature gingerbread house using a 50W laser engraver. Happy holidays!

Description Use a 50W Laser engraver to cut a miniature gingerbread house Features Modeling a 3D model of our summer house Creating 2D outlines Repairing a broken laser engraver Baking gingerbread sheets with even thickness Laser cut and engrave 32 … Continue reading Continue reading

Low cost microscope powered by USB

You can get a decent SMD stereo microscope for just 60$! I added external power so I don’t need to change the batteries.

Description How to add USB power to my 60$ microscope (Bresser junior 20x) Features Add current limiting resistor Add USB cable Add protective hardboard to the stage Development I recently bought a low cost (60$ or 50€) stereo microscope aimed … Continue reading Continue reading

Miniature USB to serial PCB

Build a small FT232 USB to serial adapter that fits directly in the USB port.

Description A small FT232 USB to serial adapter built to fit directly in the USB port Features Integrated USB header Standard FTDI cable pinout Single sided PCB (easy to manufacture) Rx,Tx led’s Miniature size Development Lately I have been developing … Continue reading Continue reading

Ultimate PIC16F628/627 breakout board

A miniature breakout board for rapid development of microprocessor projects.

Description A miniature breakout board for rapid development of microprocessor projects Features ICSP connector for quick programming and power (PICkit compatible) All pins available on standard .1” pin headers Single sided PCB (easy to manufacture) 4 debug led’s 1 generic … Continue reading Continue reading

Low cost Light box

A foldable light box from a laundry basket and halogen work light Features: • Low cost • Easy to build • Easy to store (foldable)

Description A foldable light box from a laundry basket and halogen work light Features Low cost Easy to build Easy to store (foldable) Uses halogen work light and foldable laundry bag Development I needed to take some nice photos for … Continue reading Continue reading