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Making a USB Powered LED Bird Lamp

Drawings: Download svg file here Download code here Extra Info: LED strip used is ws2812b. Adafruit neopixel library ‘buttoncycler’ program lightly modified to work with a potentiometer. The peacock image was found via google images. link to the pinterest page … Continue reading

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Laser cut carboard planetary gear

Build Info: Gears made using the gear extension in inkscape. The inside gear or ring gear was also made with this extension but I inverted it. I’ll be making a video tutorial on how to do this in the near … Continue reading

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k40 laser cutter : dial for laser power knob

The power adjust knob on this k40 laser cutter didn’t have a dial of any sort so it was hard to set power values for different materials like cardboard and acrylic. Here is a picture of the dial: To cut … Continue reading

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Laser cut wall lamp with ws2812b and arduino nano

5.6mm plywood cut using a 40w laser cutter. The ws2812b led strip is hooked up an an arduino nano using the neopixel library from adafruit : https://github.com/adafruit/Adafruit_NeoPixel . The program running in the video is one of the example sketches … Continue reading

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