Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Robot and snailbot

For a Secret Santa at a snailforum I'm member of I threw this little piece together:a robotengineer with snailbot for company.I'm pretty pleased how it turned out,it was fun and easy to make.Now I hope the recipient likes it as much as I do........
Picture follows after Christmas(for obvious reasons)...
edit:(January 3rd)And there it is:photographed by the happy new owner.....

Saturday, December 06, 2008

pocket pummer

Or that is what this is supposed to be when it's finished.I have to see if I'm able to build a very compact pummercircuit though.Otherwise I might just hook a buttoncell on to the led.
The other three are just things I made(yes with gears.....)simultaneously and may be used as they are or as part of a larger project.

Monday, December 01, 2008


or Another New Build In Progress.
Yesterday,with the weather really too awful to go anywhere,I've started another little project with a wooden box I had laying around.In it's former life it was used as kind of darkroom clock and quite abused.
I started to put on some parts,a piece of steel pipe,some kind of meter.And the pipe fitted perfectly into a hole in the lid and the meter perfectly into the pipe.After that I just grabbed some parts and saw how it looked.
I've added three radiotubes,a copper coil,a vintage capacitor,some other old radio parts and of course LEDS(with the option of adding a Pummer circuit....yes,again).
Also some copper and brass pieces, and a black metal transformer housing(for easy access to the batteries).