Hobby Projects

Software, hardware, and everything in between

Porch Aviary

Porch Aviary

Front Porch – Aviary Introduction Showcase of the completed project Bill of materials and cost breakdown General tips and tricks Building process Plans Preparation Walls Roof Door Finishing and decorating   Introduction If this isn’t your first visit to my blog, you most definitely know of my love for parrots 😉 And you may rememberRead more about Porch Aviary[…]

DIY Motion Simulator – Part 4 – Rig, monitor stand, accessories

DIY Motion Simulator – Part 4 – Rig, monitor stand, accessories

DIY Motion Simulator Part 1 – Project overview – What is it and what is it so much fun? 😉 Introduction, what is this about? Showcase of the completed project (with video!) The “SFX-100” project Bill of materials and cost breakdown 3D printed parts Competitive landscape and price comparison Manuals for motors and controllers (download links)Read more about DIY Motion Simulator – Part 4 – Rig, monitor stand, accessories[…]

DIY Motion Simulator – Part 3 – Building the actuators

DIY Motion Simulator – Part 3 – Building the actuators

DIY Motion Simulator Part 1 – Project overview – What is it and what is it so much fun? 😉 Introduction, what is this about? Showcase of the completed project (with video!) The “SFX-100” project Bill of materials and cost breakdown 3D printed parts Competitive landscape and price comparison Manuals for motors and controllers (download links)Read more about DIY Motion Simulator – Part 3 – Building the actuators[…]

DIY Motion Simulator – Part 2 – Electronics, motors, wiring and testing

DIY Motion Simulator – Part 2 – Electronics, motors, wiring and testing

DIY Motion Simulator Part 1 – Project overview – What is it and what is it so much fun? 😉 Introduction, what is this about? Showcase of the completed project (with video!) The “SFX-100” project Bill of materials and cost breakdown 3D printed parts Competitive landscape and price comparison Manuals for motors and controllers (download links)Read more about DIY Motion Simulator – Part 2 – Electronics, motors, wiring and testing[…]

DIY Motion Simulator – Part 1 – Intro, Photos, Shopping List

DIY Motion Simulator – Part 1 – Intro, Photos, Shopping List

DIY Motion Simulator Part 1 – Project overview – What is it and what is it so much fun? 😉 Introduction, what is this about? Showcase of the completed project (including video!) The “SFX-100” project Bill of materials and cost breakdown 3D printed parts Competitive landscape and price comparison Manuals for motors and controllers (downloadRead more about DIY Motion Simulator – Part 1 – Intro, Photos, Shopping List[…]

2018 Mazda CX-5 – front and back dashcam installation

2018 Mazda CX-5 – front and back dashcam installation

Many cars come with built-in cameras. Most commonly a rear camera, enabled when you put your car in reverse. Front-facing cameras are more of a rarity (can be found on some exotics, to assist with parking with low ground-clearance), with 360 degree cameras being the newest fashion. All of them help in positioning the car when maneuvering,Read more about 2018 Mazda CX-5 – front and back dashcam installation[…]