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Donald Bell Maker Update - Episode 29: Side Iron

1/23/2020 | By Maker.io Staff

This week on Maker Update, the Adam Savage soldering station, Pigeon robotics, cat food control, glowing black plastic, giant LEDs, and the good kind of Fubar.

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++Show Notes [Maker Update #157]++

-=Project of the Week=-

Adam Savage's One Day Builds: Portable Soldering Iron Station!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8uGS1...

-=News=-

PigeonBot Uses Real Feathers to Explore How Birds Fly

https://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/drones/pigeonbot-uses-real-feathers-to-explore-how-birds-fly

-=More Projects=-

Cat Food Access Control (ESP8266 + Servo Motor + 3D Printing) By bekathwia

https://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-Food-Access-Control-ESP8266-Servo-Motor-3D-Pri/

Making a ring with ✨magic✨ acrylic by Charlyn Gonda

https://charlyn.codes/magic-acrylic-stays-opaque-until-light-shines-through/

-=Tools/Tips=-

Reuse Old Mobile Phone Batteries By lonesoulsurfer

https://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-Old-Mobile-Phone-Batteries/

Best Demolition Tool by Derek "Deek" Diedricksen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxeIm86ZOOc

You can now buy a 50 mm LED

https://www.tindie.com/products/partfusion/giant-led/

How to control multiple servo motors with Raspberry Pi by Christopher Barnatt

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/how-to-control-multiple-servo-motors-with-raspberry-pi/

Exploring gradient infills for 3D prints via Gareth Branwyn

https://blog.adafruit.com/2020/01/12/exploring-gradient-infills-for-3d-prints-3dprinting-cnc_kitchen/

Gyroid TV remote box by aljaztitoric

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4061903

-=Digi-Key Spotlight=-

Stepper Motor Basics - Another Teaching Moment

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gt09CDu2K_c

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