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[…]

Backyard Greenhouse

Backyard Greenhouse

As the spring approaches, we’ve decided to set up a small greenhouse in the backyard. We want to try out simpler option first, to see how that goes, before potentially committing to something more permanent (with concrete foundation/floor, glass instead of plastic cover, etc.). Quick search commenced and we’ve settled for a model that will nicelyRead more about Backyard Greenhouse[…]

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[…]