WoodWork

Woodworking is the activity or skill of making items from wood, and includes cabinet making (cabinetry and furniture), wood carving, joinery, carpentry, and woodturning.

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Animated LED Clock

“Bored with Pandemic lockdown like the rest of us I started playing around with Arduino and LED strips. I soon ran into the “ping pong ball LED clock” by thomasj152 at https://www.instructables.com/Ping-Pong-Ball-LED-C… and decided …

DIY USB Midi Controller With Arduino: a Beginner’s Guide

“I love MIDI Controllers! They are some of the coolest yet most powerful devices for controlling mixed media - traditionally used to connect to music software (like Ableton Live) to play virtual instruments as well as control effects - but can also …

How to Make a Wooden Engraving Pantograph

“A pantograph is a simple series of levers of a set length that can be used to enlarge or reduce and existing shape. Very often used for drawing, this version is a small & cheap DIY version of the typically larger …

Solar BEAM Marble Machine

“Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you, my marvellous “Solar BEAM Marble Machine”! A brass marble machine with a solar powered, solenoid actuated, lever lifting mechanism! This machine uses capacitors to store energy from the sun and, once charged, dumps …

Tiny Wooden Lamp

“A tiny wooden lamp which looks pleasant and can create an individual lighting mood. It can be built in various sizes and wood species. To make it unobtrusive, it is completely controlled via touch sensors inside the base and has …

Drill Press Table With Dust Collection

“For me, this is one of those projects that Ive been wanting to build for years but could never seem to get around to it. Well now I have. Taking inspiration from other drill press tables Ive seen, I set …

Homemade Bandsaw by DIY Enthusiast

“Hey, if you don’t know me, I am an all-around DIY enthusiast that makes all kinds of projects. But making DIY tools is something special for me. The process of figuring out how it should work, designing, building, and …

LED Hour Glass

“In this article I describe how we made an hour glass with leds as the sand. We were always interested in making something that visually flows like sand and decided to use an hour glass to start. The movement is …

Neopixel Charcuterie Board

“I love addressable LED lights and while brainstorming ideas for ways to use them I decided I wanted to try using epoxy resin to make a charcuterie board. The plan was to dye the epoxy white to have an opaque …

DIY LED Advent Calendar

“I’ll be describing how we made this analog clock that double functions as an advent calendar. There are 24 ws2811 leds around the clock in a circle and each of them light up green to the days before Christmas …